Heise: Patent problem for a future Linux feature?
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Started by: zoobabzoobab
Date: 16 Dec 2008 07:49
Number of posts: 1
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Summary:
A report from LWN.net suggests that there may be a patent problem with KSM, a memory management technology that is a candidate for inclusion in a future version of Linux. KSM attempts to extend the idea of sharing memory pages between processes from just managing shared libraries, to any identical memory pages, such as running multiple copies of the same program, or virtualised guest operating systems.
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