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authorDaniel Baluta <>2011-04-04 14:58:03 -0700
committerLinus Torvalds <>2011-04-04 17:51:46 -0700
commit21b86bd5a838ee882d36d354185e29650b0757dd (patch)
treeb2a5d0d3a94f11b7e6a31fa90df3319f421ade2b /Documentation/kmemleak.txt
parenta5660b41af6a28f8004e70eb261e1202ad55c5e3 (diff)
Documentation: update kmemleak arch. info
Besides x86 and arm, kmemleak now supports powerpc, sparc, sh, microblaze and tile. Signed-off-by: Daniel Baluta <> Acked-by: Catalin Marinas <> Signed-off-by: Randy Dunlap <> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <>
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1 files changed, 2 insertions, 2 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/kmemleak.txt b/Documentation/kmemleak.txt
index 34f6638aa5ac..090e6ee04536 100644
--- a/Documentation/kmemleak.txt
+++ b/Documentation/kmemleak.txt
@@ -11,6 +11,7 @@ with the difference that the orphan objects are not freed but only
reported via /sys/kernel/debug/kmemleak. A similar method is used by the
Valgrind tool (memcheck --leak-check) to detect the memory leaks in
user-space applications.
+Kmemleak is supported on x86, arm, powerpc, sparc, sh, microblaze and tile.
@@ -178,5 +179,4 @@ block doesn't need to be freed (some cases in the init_call functions),
the pointer is calculated by other methods than the usual container_of
macro or the pointer is stored in a location not scanned by kmemleak.
-Page allocations and ioremap are not tracked. Only the ARM and x86
-architectures are currently supported.
+Page allocations and ioremap are not tracked.