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Comment Re:Poll idea (Score 1) 106

22 years give or take, started with SLS, can't remember which version probably older than this one as I can vaguely remember kernel 0.97 but SLS 1.03 has kernel 0.98pl.

FWIW this is the first Linux distro (there are earlier versions but I didn't bother to search)

And the place to get your kernel was

Comment kvm and ksm (Score 1) 195

kvm (with a little patch) supports it, running it right now with 5 guests and have 53K pages which are shared. # cat /sys/kernel/mm/ksm/pages_sharing 53714 That's ~200MB for about 1,5GB memory used on the host. Now I can't figured out how many times those pages are shared, so I can't calculated the actual memory saved (it's between 200MB and 4x200MB).

If in any problem you find yourself doing an immense amount of work, the answer can be obtained by simple inspection.