Merge branches 'topic/documentation', 'topic/slub/fixes' and 'topic/urgent' into...
authorPekka Enberg <penberg@cs.helsinki.fi>
Wed, 6 May 2009 07:27:43 +0000 (10:27 +0300)
committerPekka Enberg <penberg@cs.helsinki.fi>
Wed, 6 May 2009 07:27:43 +0000 (10:27 +0300)
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+What:          /sys/kernel/slab
+Date:          May 2007
+KernelVersion: 2.6.22
+Contact:       Pekka Enberg <penberg@cs.helsinki.fi>,
+               Christoph Lameter <cl@linux-foundation.org>
+Description:
+               The /sys/kernel/slab directory contains a snapshot of the
+               internal state of the SLUB allocator for each cache.  Certain
+               files may be modified to change the behavior of the cache (and
+               any cache it aliases, if any).
+Users:         kernel memory tuning tools
+
+What:          /sys/kernel/slab/cache/aliases
+Date:          May 2007
+KernelVersion: 2.6.22
+Contact:       Pekka Enberg <penberg@cs.helsinki.fi>,
+               Christoph Lameter <cl@linux-foundation.org>
+Description:
+               The aliases file is read-only and specifies how many caches
+               have merged into this cache.
+
+What:          /sys/kernel/slab/cache/align
+Date:          May 2007
+KernelVersion: 2.6.22
+Contact:       Pekka Enberg <penberg@cs.helsinki.fi>,
+               Christoph Lameter <cl@linux-foundation.org>
+Description:
+               The align file is read-only and specifies the cache's object
+               alignment in bytes.
+
+What:          /sys/kernel/slab/cache/alloc_calls
+Date:          May 2007
+KernelVersion: 2.6.22
+Contact:       Pekka Enberg <penberg@cs.helsinki.fi>,
+               Christoph Lameter <cl@linux-foundation.org>
+Description:
+               The alloc_calls file is read-only and lists the kernel code
+               locations from which allocations for this cache were performed.
+               The alloc_calls file only contains information if debugging is
+               enabled for that cache (see Documentation/vm/slub.txt).
+
+What:          /sys/kernel/slab/cache/alloc_fastpath
+Date:          February 2008
+KernelVersion: 2.6.25
+Contact:       Pekka Enberg <penberg@cs.helsinki.fi>,
+               Christoph Lameter <cl@linux-foundation.org>
+Description:
+               The alloc_fastpath file is read-only and specifies how many
+               objects have been allocated using the fast path.
+               Available when CONFIG_SLUB_STATS is enabled.
+
+What:          /sys/kernel/slab/cache/alloc_from_partial
+Date:          February 2008
+KernelVersion: 2.6.25
+Contact:       Pekka Enberg <penberg@cs.helsinki.fi>,
+               Christoph Lameter <cl@linux-foundation.org>
+Description:
+               The alloc_from_partial file is read-only and specifies how
+               many times a cpu slab has been full and it has been refilled
+               by using a slab from the list of partially used slabs.
+               Available when CONFIG_SLUB_STATS is enabled.
+
+What:          /sys/kernel/slab/cache/alloc_refill
+Date:          February 2008
+KernelVersion: 2.6.25
+Contact:       Pekka Enberg <penberg@cs.helsinki.fi>,
+               Christoph Lameter <cl@linux-foundation.org>
+Description:
+               The alloc_refill file is read-only and specifies how many
+               times the per-cpu freelist was empty but there were objects
+               available as the result of remote cpu frees.
+               Available when CONFIG_SLUB_STATS is enabled.
+
+What:          /sys/kernel/slab/cache/alloc_slab
+Date:          February 2008
+KernelVersion: 2.6.25
+Contact:       Pekka Enberg <penberg@cs.helsinki.fi>,
+               Christoph Lameter <cl@linux-foundation.org>
+Description:
+               The alloc_slab file is read-only and specifies how many times
+               a new slab had to be allocated from the page allocator.
+               Available when CONFIG_SLUB_STATS is enabled.
+
+What:          /sys/kernel/slab/cache/alloc_slowpath
+Date:          February 2008
+KernelVersion: 2.6.25
+Contact:       Pekka Enberg <penberg@cs.helsinki.fi>,
+               Christoph Lameter <cl@linux-foundation.org>
+Description:
+               The alloc_slowpath file is read-only and specifies how many
+               objects have been allocated using the slow path because of a
+               refill or allocation from a partial or new slab.
+               Available when CONFIG_SLUB_STATS is enabled.
+
+What:          /sys/kernel/slab/cache/cache_dma
+Date:          May 2007
+KernelVersion: 2.6.22
+Contact:       Pekka Enberg <penberg@cs.helsinki.fi>,
+               Christoph Lameter <cl@linux-foundation.org>
+Description:
+               The cache_dma file is read-only and specifies whether objects
+               are from ZONE_DMA.
+               Available when CONFIG_ZONE_DMA is enabled.
+
+What:          /sys/kernel/slab/cache/cpu_slabs
+Date:          May 2007
+KernelVersion: 2.6.22
+Contact:       Pekka Enberg <penberg@cs.helsinki.fi>,
+               Christoph Lameter <cl@linux-foundation.org>
+Description:
+               The cpu_slabs file is read-only and displays how many cpu slabs
+               are active and their NUMA locality.
+
+What:          /sys/kernel/slab/cache/cpuslab_flush
+Date:          April 2009
+KernelVersion: 2.6.31
+Contact:       Pekka Enberg <penberg@cs.helsinki.fi>,
+               Christoph Lameter <cl@linux-foundation.org>
+Description:
+               The file cpuslab_flush is read-only and specifies how many
+               times a cache's cpu slabs have been flushed as the result of
+               destroying or shrinking a cache, a cpu going offline, or as
+               the result of forcing an allocation from a certain node.
+               Available when CONFIG_SLUB_STATS is enabled.
+
+What:          /sys/kernel/slab/cache/ctor
+Date:          May 2007
+KernelVersion: 2.6.22
+Contact:       Pekka Enberg <penberg@cs.helsinki.fi>,
+               Christoph Lameter <cl@linux-foundation.org>
+Description:
+               The ctor file is read-only and specifies the cache's object
+               constructor function, which is invoked for each object when a
+               new slab is allocated.
+
+What:          /sys/kernel/slab/cache/deactivate_empty
+Date:          February 2008
+KernelVersion: 2.6.25
+Contact:       Pekka Enberg <penberg@cs.helsinki.fi>,
+               Christoph Lameter <cl@linux-foundation.org>
+Description:
+               The file deactivate_empty is read-only and specifies how many
+               times an empty cpu slab was deactivated.
+               Available when CONFIG_SLUB_STATS is enabled.
+
+What:          /sys/kernel/slab/cache/deactivate_full
+Date:          February 2008
+KernelVersion: 2.6.25
+Contact:       Pekka Enberg <penberg@cs.helsinki.fi>,
+               Christoph Lameter <cl@linux-foundation.org>
+Description:
+               The file deactivate_full is read-only and specifies how many
+               times a full cpu slab was deactivated.
+               Available when CONFIG_SLUB_STATS is enabled.
+
+What:          /sys/kernel/slab/cache/deactivate_remote_frees
+Date:          February 2008
+KernelVersion: 2.6.25
+Contact:       Pekka Enberg <penberg@cs.helsinki.fi>,
+               Christoph Lameter <cl@linux-foundation.org>
+Description:
+               The file deactivate_remote_frees is read-only and specifies how
+               many times a cpu slab has been deactivated and contained free
+               objects that were freed remotely.
+               Available when CONFIG_SLUB_STATS is enabled.
+
+What:          /sys/kernel/slab/cache/deactivate_to_head
+Date:          February 2008
+KernelVersion: 2.6.25
+Contact:       Pekka Enberg <penberg@cs.helsinki.fi>,
+               Christoph Lameter <cl@linux-foundation.org>
+Description:
+               The file deactivate_to_head is read-only and specifies how
+               many times a partial cpu slab was deactivated and added to the
+               head of its node's partial list.
+               Available when CONFIG_SLUB_STATS is enabled.
+
+What:          /sys/kernel/slab/cache/deactivate_to_tail
+Date:          February 2008
+KernelVersion: 2.6.25
+Contact:       Pekka Enberg <penberg@cs.helsinki.fi>,
+               Christoph Lameter <cl@linux-foundation.org>
+Description:
+               The file deactivate_to_tail is read-only and specifies how
+               many times a partial cpu slab was deactivated and added to the
+               tail of its node's partial list.
+               Available when CONFIG_SLUB_STATS is enabled.
+
+What:          /sys/kernel/slab/cache/destroy_by_rcu
+Date:          May 2007
+KernelVersion: 2.6.22
+Contact:       Pekka Enberg <penberg@cs.helsinki.fi>,
+               Christoph Lameter <cl@linux-foundation.org>
+Description:
+               The destroy_by_rcu file is read-only and specifies whether
+               slabs (not objects) are freed by rcu.
+
+What:          /sys/kernel/slab/cache/free_add_partial
+Date:          February 2008
+KernelVersion: 2.6.25
+Contact:       Pekka Enberg <penberg@cs.helsinki.fi>,
+               Christoph Lameter <cl@linux-foundation.org>
+Description:
+               The file free_add_partial is read-only and specifies how many
+               times an object has been freed in a full slab so that it had to
+               added to its node's partial list.
+               Available when CONFIG_SLUB_STATS is enabled.
+
+What:          /sys/kernel/slab/cache/free_calls
+Date:          May 2007
+KernelVersion: 2.6.22
+Contact:       Pekka Enberg <penberg@cs.helsinki.fi>,
+               Christoph Lameter <cl@linux-foundation.org>
+Description:
+               The free_calls file is read-only and lists the locations of
+               object frees if slab debugging is enabled (see
+               Documentation/vm/slub.txt).
+
+What:          /sys/kernel/slab/cache/free_fastpath
+Date:          February 2008
+KernelVersion: 2.6.25
+Contact:       Pekka Enberg <penberg@cs.helsinki.fi>,
+               Christoph Lameter <cl@linux-foundation.org>
+Description:
+               The free_fastpath file is read-only and specifies how many
+               objects have been freed using the fast path because it was an
+               object from the cpu slab.
+               Available when CONFIG_SLUB_STATS is enabled.
+
+What:          /sys/kernel/slab/cache/free_frozen
+Date:          February 2008
+KernelVersion: 2.6.25
+Contact:       Pekka Enberg <penberg@cs.helsinki.fi>,
+               Christoph Lameter <cl@linux-foundation.org>
+Description:
+               The free_frozen file is read-only and specifies how many
+               objects have been freed to a frozen slab (i.e. a remote cpu
+               slab).
+               Available when CONFIG_SLUB_STATS is enabled.
+
+What:          /sys/kernel/slab/cache/free_remove_partial
+Date:          February 2008
+KernelVersion: 2.6.25
+Contact:       Pekka Enberg <penberg@cs.helsinki.fi>,
+               Christoph Lameter <cl@linux-foundation.org>
+Description:
+               The file free_remove_partial is read-only and specifies how
+               many times an object has been freed to a now-empty slab so
+               that it had to be removed from its node's partial list.
+               Available when CONFIG_SLUB_STATS is enabled.
+
+What:          /sys/kernel/slab/cache/free_slab
+Date:          February 2008
+KernelVersion: 2.6.25
+Contact:       Pekka Enberg <penberg@cs.helsinki.fi>,
+               Christoph Lameter <cl@linux-foundation.org>
+Description:
+               The free_slab file is read-only and specifies how many times an
+               empty slab has been freed back to the page allocator.
+               Available when CONFIG_SLUB_STATS is enabled.
+
+What:          /sys/kernel/slab/cache/free_slowpath
+Date:          February 2008
+KernelVersion: 2.6.25
+Contact:       Pekka Enberg <penberg@cs.helsinki.fi>,
+               Christoph Lameter <cl@linux-foundation.org>
+Description:
+               The free_slowpath file is read-only and specifies how many
+               objects have been freed using the slow path (i.e. to a full or
+               partial slab).
+               Available when CONFIG_SLUB_STATS is enabled.
+
+What:          /sys/kernel/slab/cache/hwcache_align
+Date:          May 2007
+KernelVersion: 2.6.22
+Contact:       Pekka Enberg <penberg@cs.helsinki.fi>,
+               Christoph Lameter <cl@linux-foundation.org>
+Description:
+               The hwcache_align file is read-only and specifies whether
+               objects are aligned on cachelines.
+
+What:          /sys/kernel/slab/cache/min_partial
+Date:          February 2009
+KernelVersion: 2.6.30
+Contact:       Pekka Enberg <penberg@cs.helsinki.fi>,
+               David Rientjes <rientjes@google.com>
+Description:
+               The min_partial file specifies how many empty slabs shall
+               remain on a node's partial list to avoid the overhead of
+               allocating new slabs.  Such slabs may be reclaimed by utilizing
+               the shrink file.
+
+What:          /sys/kernel/slab/cache/object_size
+Date:          May 2007
+KernelVersion: 2.6.22
+Contact:       Pekka Enberg <penberg@cs.helsinki.fi>,
+               Christoph Lameter <cl@linux-foundation.org>
+Description:
+               The object_size file is read-only and specifies the cache's
+               object size.
+
+What:          /sys/kernel/slab/cache/objects
+Date:          May 2007
+KernelVersion: 2.6.22
+Contact:       Pekka Enberg <penberg@cs.helsinki.fi>,
+               Christoph Lameter <cl@linux-foundation.org>
+Description:
+               The objects file is read-only and displays how many objects are
+               active and from which nodes they are from.
+
+What:          /sys/kernel/slab/cache/objects_partial
+Date:          April 2008
+KernelVersion: 2.6.26
+Contact:       Pekka Enberg <penberg@cs.helsinki.fi>,
+               Christoph Lameter <cl@linux-foundation.org>
+Description:
+               The objects_partial file is read-only and displays how many
+               objects are on partial slabs and from which nodes they are
+               from.
+
+What:          /sys/kernel/slab/cache/objs_per_slab
+Date:          May 2007
+KernelVersion: 2.6.22
+Contact:       Pekka Enberg <penberg@cs.helsinki.fi>,
+               Christoph Lameter <cl@linux-foundation.org>
+Description:
+               The file objs_per_slab is read-only and specifies how many
+               objects may be allocated from a single slab of the order
+               specified in /sys/kernel/slab/cache/order.
+
+What:          /sys/kernel/slab/cache/order
+Date:          May 2007
+KernelVersion: 2.6.22
+Contact:       Pekka Enberg <penberg@cs.helsinki.fi>,
+               Christoph Lameter <cl@linux-foundation.org>
+Description:
+               The order file specifies the page order at which new slabs are
+               allocated.  It is writable and can be changed to increase the
+               number of objects per slab.  If a slab cannot be allocated
+               because of fragmentation, SLUB will retry with the minimum order
+               possible depending on its characteristics.
+
+What:          /sys/kernel/slab/cache/order_fallback
+Date:          April 2008
+KernelVersion: 2.6.26
+Contact:       Pekka Enberg <penberg@cs.helsinki.fi>,
+               Christoph Lameter <cl@linux-foundation.org>
+Description:
+               The file order_fallback is read-only and specifies how many
+               times an allocation of a new slab has not been possible at the
+               cache's order and instead fallen back to its minimum possible
+               order.
+               Available when CONFIG_SLUB_STATS is enabled.
+
+What:          /sys/kernel/slab/cache/partial
+Date:          May 2007
+KernelVersion: 2.6.22
+Contact:       Pekka Enberg <penberg@cs.helsinki.fi>,
+               Christoph Lameter <cl@linux-foundation.org>
+Description:
+               The partial file is read-only and displays how long many
+               partial slabs there are and how long each node's list is.
+
+What:          /sys/kernel/slab/cache/poison
+Date:          May 2007
+KernelVersion: 2.6.22
+Contact:       Pekka Enberg <penberg@cs.helsinki.fi>,
+               Christoph Lameter <cl@linux-foundation.org>
+Description:
+               The poison file specifies whether objects should be poisoned
+               when a new slab is allocated.
+
+What:          /sys/kernel/slab/cache/reclaim_account
+Date:          May 2007
+KernelVersion: 2.6.22
+Contact:       Pekka Enberg <penberg@cs.helsinki.fi>,
+               Christoph Lameter <cl@linux-foundation.org>
+Description:
+               The reclaim_account file specifies whether the cache's objects
+               are reclaimable (and grouped by their mobility).
+
+What:          /sys/kernel/slab/cache/red_zone
+Date:          May 2007
+KernelVersion: 2.6.22
+Contact:       Pekka Enberg <penberg@cs.helsinki.fi>,
+               Christoph Lameter <cl@linux-foundation.org>
+Description:
+               The red_zone file specifies whether the cache's objects are red
+               zoned.
+
+What:          /sys/kernel/slab/cache/remote_node_defrag_ratio
+Date:          January 2008
+KernelVersion: 2.6.25
+Contact:       Pekka Enberg <penberg@cs.helsinki.fi>,
+               Christoph Lameter <cl@linux-foundation.org>
+Description:
+               The file remote_node_defrag_ratio specifies the percentage of
+               times SLUB will attempt to refill the cpu slab with a partial
+               slab from a remote node as opposed to allocating a new slab on
+               the local node.  This reduces the amount of wasted memory over
+               the entire system but can be expensive.
+               Available when CONFIG_NUMA is enabled.
+
+What:          /sys/kernel/slab/cache/sanity_checks
+Date:          May 2007
+KernelVersion: 2.6.22
+Contact:       Pekka Enberg <penberg@cs.helsinki.fi>,
+               Christoph Lameter <cl@linux-foundation.org>
+Description:
+               The sanity_checks file specifies whether expensive checks
+               should be performed on free and, at minimum, enables double free
+               checks.  Caches that enable sanity_checks cannot be merged with
+               caches that do not.
+
+What:          /sys/kernel/slab/cache/shrink
+Date:          May 2007
+KernelVersion: 2.6.22
+Contact:       Pekka Enberg <penberg@cs.helsinki.fi>,
+               Christoph Lameter <cl@linux-foundation.org>
+Description:
+               The shrink file is written when memory should be reclaimed from
+               a cache.  Empty partial slabs are freed and the partial list is
+               sorted so the slabs with the fewest available objects are used
+               first.
+
+What:          /sys/kernel/slab/cache/slab_size
+Date:          May 2007
+KernelVersion: 2.6.22
+Contact:       Pekka Enberg <penberg@cs.helsinki.fi>,
+               Christoph Lameter <cl@linux-foundation.org>
+Description:
+               The slab_size file is read-only and specifies the object size
+               with metadata (debugging information and alignment) in bytes.
+
+What:          /sys/kernel/slab/cache/slabs
+Date:          May 2007
+KernelVersion: 2.6.22
+Contact:       Pekka Enberg <penberg@cs.helsinki.fi>,
+               Christoph Lameter <cl@linux-foundation.org>
+Description:
+               The slabs file is read-only and displays how long many slabs
+               there are (both cpu and partial) and from which nodes they are
+               from.
+
+What:          /sys/kernel/slab/cache/store_user
+Date:          May 2007
+KernelVersion: 2.6.22
+Contact:       Pekka Enberg <penberg@cs.helsinki.fi>,
+               Christoph Lameter <cl@linux-foundation.org>
+Description:
+               The store_user file specifies whether the location of
+               allocation or free should be tracked for a cache.
+
+What:          /sys/kernel/slab/cache/total_objects
+Date:          April 2008
+KernelVersion: 2.6.26
+Contact:       Pekka Enberg <penberg@cs.helsinki.fi>,
+               Christoph Lameter <cl@linux-foundation.org>
+Description:
+               The total_objects file is read-only and displays how many total
+               objects a cache has and from which nodes they are from.
+
+What:          /sys/kernel/slab/cache/trace
+Date:          May 2007
+KernelVersion: 2.6.22
+Contact:       Pekka Enberg <penberg@cs.helsinki.fi>,
+               Christoph Lameter <cl@linux-foundation.org>
+Description:
+               The trace file specifies whether object allocations and frees
+               should be traced.
+
+What:          /sys/kernel/slab/cache/validate
+Date:          May 2007
+KernelVersion: 2.6.22
+Contact:       Pekka Enberg <penberg@cs.helsinki.fi>,
+               Christoph Lameter <cl@linux-foundation.org>
+Description:
+               Writing to the validate file causes SLUB to traverse all of its
+               cache's objects and check the validity of metadata.
index aa34913a41eadb9c898069e2dff076f1f6c0826b..65ffda5934b09b8220e9a00332945dc19ba88de6 100644 (file)
--- a/mm/slub.c
+++ b/mm/slub.c
@@ -1912,7 +1912,7 @@ static inline int calculate_order(int size)
         * Doh this slab cannot be placed using slub_max_order.
         */
        order = slab_order(size, 1, MAX_ORDER, 1);
-       if (order <= MAX_ORDER)
+       if (order < MAX_ORDER)
                return order;
        return -ENOSYS;
 }
@@ -2525,6 +2525,7 @@ __setup("slub_min_order=", setup_slub_min_order);
 static int __init setup_slub_max_order(char *str)
 {
        get_option(&str, &slub_max_order);
+       slub_max_order = min(slub_max_order, MAX_ORDER - 1);
 
        return 1;
 }