Re: [PATCH 1/2] Subject: [PATCH] Report the pagesize backing a VMA in /proc/pid/smaps

From: KOSAKI Motohiro
Date: Thu Oct 16 2008 - 12:25:59 EST


> It is useful to verify a hugepage-aware application is using the expected
> pagesizes for its memory regions. This patch creates an entry called
> KernelPageSize in /proc/pid/smaps that is the size of page used by the
> kernel to back a VMA. The entry is not called PageSize as it is possible
> the MMU uses a different size. This extension should not break any sensible
> parser that skips lines containing unrecognised information.
> Signed-off-by: Mel Gorman <mel@xxxxxxxxx>

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