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    SubjectRe: Google's mm problem - not reproduced on 2.4.13

    > Not freeing the memory is expected and normal. The previously-mlocked file
    > data remains cached in that memory, and even though it's not free, it's
    > 'easily freeable' so there's no smoking gun there. The reason the memory is
    > freed on umount is, there's no possibility that that file data can be
    > referenced again and it makes sense to free it up immediately.

    That cool and all, but how to I free up the memory w/o umounting the
    partition?

    Also, I just tried 2.4.14-pre7. It acted the same way as 2.4.13 does,
    requiring the reset key to continue.

    Sven
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