Determine how much memory and what kind of objects the kernel is allocating

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The kernel can be a major consumer of system memory. The slabtop command provides a basic summary of how the kernel is allocating memory for the kernel's use. The slabtop command need to be run with root privileges because it reads the /proc/slabinfo file. Once running slabtop provides output similar to the top command on the t...

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