The ion-memory-control interface

The ion-memory-control interface allows access to the Android ION memory allocator, a Linux kernel feature for managing one or more memory pools.

This interface is primarily intended to be used with Ubuntu Core.

Interface documentation:
See Interface management and Supported interfaces for further details on how interfaces are used.


Developer details

Auto-connect: no
Allow-installation: false

The device is expected in the following location:

  • /dev/ion

Code examples

The test code can be found in the snapd repository: https://github.com/snapcore/snapd/blob/master/interfaces/builtin/ion_memory_control_test.go

The source code for the interface is in the snapd repository: https://github.com/snapcore/snapd/blob/master/interfaces/builtin/ion_memory_control.go