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SubjectRe: Two 2.0.10 problems?
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> 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.

Ralf


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