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Date: Wed, 28 Sep 2011 20:43:44 -0400
To: Dave Hansen <>
Cc: Christoph Lameter <>, David Rientjes <>,
        Vasiliy Kulikov <>,, Pekka Enberg <>,
        Matt Mackall <>,
        Andrew Morton <>,,
        Kees Cook <>,
        Linus Torvalds <>,
        Alan Cox <>,
Subject: Re: [PATCH 2/2] mm: restrict access to /proc/meminfo

On Wed, 28 Sep 2011 13:31:45 PDT, Dave Hansen said:

> We could also just _effectively_ make it output in MB:
> 	foo = foo & ~(1<<20)
> or align-up.

I think we want align-up here, there's a bunch of fields that code probably
expects to be non-zero on a system that's finished booting...

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

That also sounds like a good idea.

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