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Kernel Memory Leak Detector

Kmemleak provides a way of detecting possible kernel memory leaks in a way similar to a tracing garbage collector, with the difference that the orphan objects are not freed but only reported via /sys/kernel/debug/memleak. A similar method is used by the Valgrind tool (memcheck --leak-check) to detect the memory leaks in user-space applications.

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Latest kmemleak patch (for Linux 2.6.20-rc1)
Broken-out series