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SubjectRe: [PATCH RFC v2 4/4] mm/ksm: add force merging/unmerging documentation
LGTM for whole series

Reviewed-by: Timofey Titovets <nefelim4ag@gmail.com>

вт, 14 мая 2019 г. в 16:17, Oleksandr Natalenko <oleksandr@redhat.com>:
>
> Document respective sysfs knob.
>
> Signed-off-by: Oleksandr Natalenko <oleksandr@redhat.com>
> ---
> Documentation/admin-guide/mm/ksm.rst | 11 +++++++++++
> 1 file changed, 11 insertions(+)
>
> diff --git a/Documentation/admin-guide/mm/ksm.rst b/Documentation/admin-guide/mm/ksm.rst
> index 9303786632d1..4302b92910ec 100644
> --- a/Documentation/admin-guide/mm/ksm.rst
> +++ b/Documentation/admin-guide/mm/ksm.rst
> @@ -78,6 +78,17 @@ KSM daemon sysfs interface
> The KSM daemon is controlled by sysfs files in ``/sys/kernel/mm/ksm/``,
> readable by all but writable only by root:
>
> +force_madvise
> + write-only control to force merging/unmerging for specific
> + task.
> +
> + To mark the VMAs as mergeable, use:
> + ``echo PID > /sys/kernel/mm/ksm/force_madvise``
> +
> + To unmerge all the VMAs, use:
> + ``echo -PID > /sys/kernel/mm/ksm/force_madvise``
> + (note the prepending "minus")
> +
In patch 3/4 you have special case with PID 0,
may be that also must be documented here?

> pages_to_scan
> how many pages to scan before ksmd goes to sleep
> e.g. ``echo 100 > /sys/kernel/mm/ksm/pages_to_scan``.
> --
> 2.21.0
>


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Have a nice day,
Timofey.

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