Re: [PATCH] memcg: Add kmem.slabinfo to v2 for debugging purpose

From: Waiman Long
Date: Thu Jun 27 2019 - 16:59:33 EST

On 6/27/19 10:20 AM, Tejun Heo wrote:
> Hello, Waiman.
> On Wed, Jun 26, 2019 at 12:56:14PM -0400, Waiman Long wrote:
>> With memory cgroup v1, there is a kmem.slabinfo file that can be
>> used to view what slabs are allocated to the memory cgroup. There
>> is currently no such equivalent in memory cgroup v2. This file can
>> be useful for debugging purpose.
>> This patch adds an equivalent kmem.slabinfo to v2 with the caveat that
>> this file will only show up as ".__DEBUG__.memory.kmem.slabinfo" when the
>> "cgroup_debug" parameter is specified in the kernel boot command line.
>> This is to avoid cluttering the cgroup v2 interface with files that
>> are seldom used by end users.
> Can you please take a look at drgn?
> Baking in debug interface files always is limited and nasty and drgn
> can get you way more flexible debugging / monitoring tool w/o having
> to bake in anything into the kernel. For an example, please take a
> look at
> Thanks.
Thanks for the information. Will take a serious look at that.