purge and transparent huge pages

Vandana Shah shah.vandana at gmail.com
Tue May 13 09:20:32 PDT 2014

We noticed the same behavior. Disabling transparent huge pages (never)
worked for us.


On Tue, May 13, 2014 at 9:33 PM, Tommy Reilly <gnurizen at gmail.com> wrote:

> We've witnessed long running applications on linux have RSS growing slowly
> where active and allocated stats level off and stay where we expect them.
> We believe this is a combination of fragmentation in our program and
> failure of purge due to linux's transparent huge pages feature.  We don't
> see this problem on kernels with transparent huge pages disabled.
> Has anyone else seen this?
> Tommy
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