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<section id="malloc_test.rpcs" xmlns:xi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XInclude">
	<sectioninfo>
	</sectioninfo>
	<title>RPC Commands</title>

	<section id="mt.mem_alloc">
		<title> <function>mt.mem_alloc size [unit]</function></title>
		<para>
			Allocates the specified number of bytes.
			<varname>unit</varname> is optional and can be one of:
			<itemizedlist>
			<listitem><para><emphasis>b</emphasis> - bytes </para></listitem>
			<listitem><para><emphasis>k</emphasis> - KB </para></listitem>
			<listitem><para><emphasis>m</emphasis> - MB </para></listitem>
			<listitem><para><emphasis>g</emphasis> - GB </para></listitem>
			</itemizedlist>
		</para>
		<example>
			<title><function>mt.mem_alloc</function> usage</title>
			<programlisting>
 $ &kamcmd; mt.mem_alloc 10 k
			</programlisting>
		</example>
	</section>

	<section id="mt.mem_free">
		<title> <function>mt.mem_free [size] [unit]</function></title>
		<para>
			Frees at least <varname>size</varname> bytes from the memory
			allocated by other malloc_test functions (e.g. mt.mem_alloc).
		</para>
		<para>
			<varname>size</varname> is optional. If missing, everything will
			be freed.
		</para>
		<para>
			<varname>unit</varname> is optional and can be one of:
			<itemizedlist>
			<listitem><para><emphasis>b</emphasis> - bytes </para></listitem>
			<listitem><para><emphasis>k</emphasis> - KB </para></listitem>
			<listitem><para><emphasis>m</emphasis> - MB </para></listitem>
			<listitem><para><emphasis>g</emphasis> - GB </para></listitem>
			</itemizedlist>
		</para>
		<example>
			<title><function>mt.mem_free</function> usage</title>
		<programlisting>
 $ &kamcmd; mt.mem_free 1 m
		</programlisting>
		</example>
	</section>

	<section id="mt.mem_used">
		<title> <function>mt.mem_used [unit]</function></title>
		<para>
			Returns/displays how many bytes are allocated. The default
			unit is bytes (for all the possible units see above).
		</para>
		<para>
			<varname>unit</varname> is optional and can be one of:
			<itemizedlist>
			<listitem><para><emphasis>b</emphasis> - bytes </para></listitem>
			<listitem><para><emphasis>k</emphasis> - KB </para></listitem>
			<listitem><para><emphasis>m</emphasis> - MB </para></listitem>
			<listitem><para><emphasis>g</emphasis> - GB </para></listitem>
			</itemizedlist>
		</para>
		<example>
			<title><function>mt.mem_used</function> usage</title>
		<programlisting>
 $ &kamcmd; mt.mem_used
9221460
		</programlisting>
		</example>
	</section>

	<section id="mt.mem_rnd_alloc">
		<title><function>mt.mem_rnd_alloc min max total [unit]</function>
		</title>
		<para>
			Allocates <varname>total_size</varname> memory, in pieces of
			random size between
			<varname>min</varname> .. <varname>max</varname> (inclusive).
			<varname>unit</varname> is optional and represents the unit for
			all the given sizes (see above).
		</para>
		<example>
			<title><function>mt.mem_rnd_alloc</function> usage</title>
			<programlisting>
 $ &kamcmd; mt.mem_rnd_alloc 1 64 10240 k
			</programlisting>
		</example>
	</section>

	<section id="mt.mem_test_start">
		<title>
			<function>
				mt.mem_test_start min max total min_int max_int total_time
				[unit]
			</function>
		</title>
		<para>
			Starts a malloc test that will take <varname>total_time</varname>
			to execute. Memory allocations will be performed at intervals
			randomly chosen between <varname>min_int</varname> and
			<varname>max_int</varname> (in ms). Each allocation will have a
			randomly chosen size between <varname>min</varname> and
			<varname>max</varname> <varname>unit</varname> bytes. After
			<varname>total</varname> <varname>unit</varname> bytes are
			allocated, everything is released/freed again and the allocations
			are restarted. All the times are expressed in milliseconds.
			<varname>unit</varname> is optional and represents the unit for
			all the given sizes (see above).
		</para>
		<para>
			Several tests can be run in parallel.
		</para>
		<para>
			Returns the test id.
		</para>
		<example>
			<title><function>mt.mem_test_start</function> usage</title>
			<programlisting>
 $ &kamcmd; mt.mem_test_start 15 64 25000 128 1500 3600000 k
1
			</programlisting>
		</example>
	</section>

	<section id="mt.mem_test_stop">
		<title> <function>mt.mem_test_stop id</function></title>
		<para>
			Stops the test identified by <varname>id</varname>.
		</para>
		<example>
			<title><function>mt.mem_test_stop</function> usage</title>
		<programlisting>
 $ &kamcmd; mt.mem_test_stop 1
		</programlisting>
		</example>
	</section>

	<section id="mt.mem_test_destroy">
		<title> <function>mt.mem_test_destroy id</function></title>
		<para>
			Destroys the test identified by <varname>id</varname>
			(besides stopping it, it also frees all the data, including the
			statistics).
		</para>
		<example>
			<title><function>mt.mem_test_destroy</function> usage</title>
		<programlisting>
 $ &sercmd; mt.mem_test_destroy 1
		</programlisting>
		</example>
	</section>

	<section id="mt.mem_test_destroy_all">
		<title> <function>mt.mem_test_destroy_all id</function></title>
		<para>
			Destroys all the running or stopped tests.
		</para>
		<example>
			<title><function>mt.mem_test_destroy_all</function> usage</title>
		<programlisting>
 $ &sercmd; mt.mem_test_destroy_all
		</programlisting>
		</example>
	</section>

	<section id="mt.mem_test_list">
		<title> <function>mt.mem_test_list [id] [unit]</function></title>
		<para>
			Returns/displays data about the test identified by
			<varname>id</varname>, or if no <varname>id</varname> is
			specified, it lists all the tests (running or stopped).
		</para>
		<para>
			<varname>unit</varname> is optional. The default is
			is bytes (for all the possible units see above).
		</para>
		<example>
			<title><function>mt.mem_test_list</function> usage</title>
		<programlisting>
 $ &sercmd; mt.mem_test_list
{
	ID           : 2
	run time (s) : 1471
	remaining (s): 2128
	allocations  : 1749
	errors       : 24
	overflows    : 2
	total alloc  : 69614530
	min          : 15360
	max          : 65536
	total        : 25600000
}
{
	ID           : 1
	run time (s) : 3600
	remaining (s): 0
	allocations  : 4268
	errors       : 640
	overflows    : 4
	total alloc  : 144220713
	min          : 15360
	max          : 65536
	total        : 29696000
}
		</programlisting>
		</example>
	</section>

</section>