Large "slabcache" Size due to Growing Size of "anon_vma_chain"

(Doc ID 1637807.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 13, 2017

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 5.5 with Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel [2.6.32] and later
x86 32 bit
x86 64 bit

Symptoms

Changes

The problem starts to appear after starting some application that would create child processes in a continuous loop.

Cause

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