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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 07/10] ksm: Kernel SamePage Merging
    Izik Eidus wrote:
    > From: Izik Eidus <ieidus@redhat.com>
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    > Ksm is code that allows merging of identical pages between one or
    > more applications, in a way invisible to the applications that use it.
    > Pages that are merged are marked as read-only, then COWed when any
    > application tries to change them.
    >
    > Whereas fork() allows sharing anonymous pages between parent and child,
    > ksm can share anonymous pages between unrelated processes.

    Acked-by: Rik van Riel <riel@redhat.com>

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