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vherva@niksula.hut.fi said:
> Is there a patch for the kernel ppp zlib implementation available
> somewhere? I'd like to patch the kernels I'm running rather than
> stuffing a random vendor kernel to the boxes...

ftp://ftp.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/people/dwmw2/linux-2.4.19-shared-zlib.bz2

That's a backport of the shared zlib from 2.5.6. As it does all its
memory allocation beforehand, I _assume_ it doesn't suffer the same problem.

It may be a little more intrusive than you wanted though.

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dwmw2


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