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SubjectRe: [PATCH 2.6.17-rc6 7/9] Remove some of the kmemleak false positives
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Ingo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu> writes:
> But it's not just about the amount of false negatives, but also about
> the overhead of scanning. You are concentrated on embedded systems with
> small RAM - but most of the testers will be running this with at last
> 1GB of RAM - which is _alot_ of memory to scan.

Most of this should be normally in page cache which doesn't need to be scanned?

There might be some extreme loads with a lot more kernel data, but they
are probably rare.

-Andi
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