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authorWu Fengguang <fengguang.wu@intel.com>2009-10-07 16:32:28 -0700
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2009-10-08 07:36:39 -0700
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pagemap: document KPF_KSM and show it in page-types
It indicates to the system admin that processes mapping such pages may be eating less physical memory than the reported numbers by legacy tools. Signed-off-by: Wu Fengguang <fengguang.wu@intel.com> Cc: Hugh Dickins <hugh.dickins@tiscali.co.uk> Cc: Izik Eidus <ieidus@redhat.com> Acked-by: Chris Wright <chrisw@redhat.com> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
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@@ -59,6 +59,7 @@ There are three components to pagemap:
18. UNEVICTABLE
19. HWPOISON
20. NOPAGE
+ 21. KSM
Short descriptions to the page flags:
@@ -93,6 +94,9 @@ Short descriptions to the page flags:
20. NOPAGE
no page frame exists at the requested address
+21. KSM
+ identical memory pages dynamically shared between one or more processes
+
[IO related page flags]
1. ERROR IO error occurred
3. UPTODATE page has up-to-date data