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SubjectRe: [PATCH v3 7/7] mm, slab: shorten kmalloc cache names for large sizes
On Wed, Jul 18, 2018 at 03:36:20PM +0200, Vlastimil Babka wrote:
> Kmalloc cache names can get quite long for large object sizes, when the sizes
> are expressed in bytes. Use 'k' and 'M' prefixes to make the names as short
> as possible e.g. in /proc/slabinfo. This works, as we mostly use power-of-two
> sizes, with exceptions only below 1k.
> Example: 'kmalloc-4194304' becomes 'kmalloc-4M'
> Suggested-by: Matthew Wilcox <>
> Signed-off-by: Vlastimil Babka <>

There is a slight chance this will break any external tooling that
calculates fragmentation stats for slab/slub if they are particularly
stupid parsers but other than that;

Acked-by: Mel Gorman <>

Mel Gorman

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