/proc/buddyinfo and /proc/pagetypeinfo fields explained

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Issue

  • /proc/buddyinfo fields can sometimes be confusing. You may also see the buddyinfo fields displayed in the messge logs when a memory allocation fails.

Environment

  • Red Hat Linux Enterprise RHEL6
    • Data specifically taken from a RHEL6.4 server running 2.6.32-358.2.1.el6.x86_64

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