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SubjectRe: Two 2.0.10 problems?
In, article <>,
Systemkennung Linux <> writes:
> 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.
This can be blocked with the -B abd -b flags (RTFM).

A more serious issue is the fact that /proc/kcore contains all of main
memory, including the I/O address space above 640k. It might be harmful to
randomly read from these addresses...

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destitution of conscience.
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