Running kmemleak without sysfs support

Greg KH greg at
Thu Jan 20 10:56:57 EST 2011

On Thu, Jan 20, 2011 at 12:41:57PM +0200, Daniel Baluta wrote:
> Hello all,
> Can I make any use of kmemcheck if I don't have sysfs
> kernel support enabled?

Why would you ever want to run a kernel without sysfs support?  If you
turn it off, you loose a _lot_ of functionality that you will need to
add back to your system in some other manner.

What, specifically, is wrong with sysfs that is solved by turning it


greg k-h

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