slabs dimension and mem allocation

mimmo pasticcio mimmopasticcio at
Tue Jul 3 16:08:08 UTC 2007

If slab size is 1MB, and if I have 16 Slabs this means that allocated
memory is 16MB?
If is right what is "-m" option to set Items max size? What are Items?


2007/7/2, Steve Grimm <sgrimm at>:
> On 7/2/07 8:46 AM, "mimmo pasticcio" <mimmopasticcio at> wrote:
> > My new question is that: in every slab how many chunks are located,
> > this number is fixed or dynamically variable.
> The number of chunks per slab is 1MB / chunk size. In other words, each slab
> is 1 megabyte, and contains as many chunks as will fit in 1 megabyte.
> -Steve

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