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    SubjectRe: Two 2.0.10 problems?
    > 1) I ran 'strings /proc/kcore | less' once and the system seemed
    > to die horribly. Someone might want to check this out, but I'm
    > not sure if it's reproducible because I'm not willing to try
    > it again :)

    Less tries to hold the entire data in memory when reading from a pipe.
    In your case thsi were several megabytes and your system was simply
    heavily swapping.


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