Re: vm commit in atop utility steadilly grows (latest mainlinekernel from git)

From: Andrew Morton
Date: Sat Jan 18 2014 - 03:32:35 EST

On Fri, 17 Jan 2014 20:06:21 +0100 Branimir Maksimovic <branimir.maksimovic@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Yesterday, I have noticed that vmcom steadilly grows (it was 7TB before
> I noticed). I compile kernel every day or two after git pull.
> Rebooted and then watched atop, vmcom constantly grows.
> Didn't notice any of running processes to allocate.
> Booted in 3.12.8 kernel and everything is back to normal.
> Since this is pretty noticable, I guess that this is caused by commit
> between rc8 release and now, not sure.
> Machine is i5 3570k, motherboard asus maximus gene v.

I expect this was fixed by

commit d1969a84dd6a44d375aa82bba7d6c38713a429c3
Author: Hugh Dickins <hughd@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu Jan 16 15:26:48 2014 -0800

percpu_counter: unbreak __percpu_counter_add()

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