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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 2/2] mm: restrict access to /proc/meminfo
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    On Tue, 2011-09-27 at 15:47 -0500, Christoph Lameter wrote:
    > On Tue, 27 Sep 2011, David Rientjes wrote:
    > > It'll turn into another one of our infinite number of capabilities. Does
    > > anything actually care about statistics at KB granularity these days?
    >
    > Changing that to MB may also break things. It may be better to have
    > consistent system for access control to memory management counters that
    > are not related to a process.

    We could also just _effectively_ make it output in MB:

    foo = foo & ~(1<<20)

    or align-up. We could also give the imprecise numbers to unprivileged
    users and let privileged ones see the page-level ones.

    -- Dave



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