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ksize(9) [centos man page]

KSIZE(9)						    Memory Management in Linux							  KSIZE(9)

NAME
ksize - get the actual amount of memory allocated for a given object SYNOPSIS
size_t ksize(const void * objp); ARGUMENTS
objp Pointer to the object DESCRIPTION
kmalloc may internally round up allocations and return more memory than requested. ksize can be used to determine the actual amount of memory allocated. The caller may use this additional memory, even though a smaller amount of memory was initially specified with the kmalloc call. The caller must guarantee that objp points to a valid object previously allocated with either kmalloc or kmem_cache_alloc. The object must not be freed during the duration of the call. COPYRIGHT
Kernel Hackers Manual 3.10 June 2014 KSIZE(9)

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tapset::memory(3stap)													     tapset::memory(3stap)

NAME
tapset::memory - systemtap memory tapset DESCRIPTION
This family of probe points is used to probe memory-related events. vm_fault_contains Test return value for page fault reason See function::vm_fault_contains(3stap) for details. vm.pagefault Records that a page fault occurred See probe::vm.pagefault(3stap) for details. vm.pagefault.return Indicates what type of fault occurred See probe::vm.pagefault.return(3stap) for details. addr_to_node Returns which node a given address belongs to within a NUMA system See function::addr_to_node(3stap) for details. vm.write_shared Attempts at writing to a shared page See probe::vm.write_shared(3stap) for details. vm.write_shared_copy Page copy for shared page write See probe::vm.write_shared_copy(3stap) for details. vm.mmap Fires when an mmap is requested See probe::vm.mmap(3stap) for details. vm.munmap Fires when an munmap is requested See probe::vm.munmap(3stap) for details. vm.brk Fires when a brk is requested (i.e. the heap will be resized) See probe::vm.brk(3stap) for details. vm.oom_kill Fires when a thread is selected for termination by the OOM killer See probe::vm.oom_kill(3stap) for details. vm.kmalloc Fires when kmalloc is requested See probe::vm.kmalloc(3stap) for details. vm.kmem_cache_alloc Fires when kmem_cache_alloc is requested See probe::vm.kmem_cache_alloc(3stap) for details. vm.kmalloc_node Fires when kmalloc_node is requested See probe::vm.kmalloc_node(3stap) for details. vm.kmem_cache_alloc_node Fires when kmem_cache_alloc_node is requested See probe::vm.kmem_cache_alloc_node(3stap) for details. vm.kfree Fires when kfree is requested See probe::vm.kfree(3stap) for details. vm.kmem_cache_free Fires when kmem_cache_free is requested See probe::vm.kmem_cache_free(3stap) for details. SEE ALSO
function::vm_fault_contains(3stap), function::addr_to_node(3stap), probe::vm.pagefault(3stap), probe::vm.pagefault.return(3stap), probe::vm.write_shared(3stap), probe::vm.write_shared_copy(3stap), probe::vm.mmap(3stap), probe::vm.munmap(3stap), probe::vm.brk(3stap), probe::vm.oom_kill(3stap), probe::vm.kmalloc(3stap), probe::vm.kmem_cache_alloc(3stap), probe::vm.kmalloc_node(3stap), probe::vm.kmem_cache_alloc_node(3stap), probe::vm.kfree(3stap), probe::vm.kmem_cache_free(3stap), stap(1), stapprobes(3stap) IBM
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