This issue did not affect the versions of the Linux kernel as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4, 5, and Red Hat Enterprise MRG do not provide support for KSM (Kernel Samepage Merging). This has been addressed in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 via https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2011-1189.html.
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Red Hat Security Errata
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (kernel)||RHSA-2011:1189||2011-08-23|
|Red Hat MRG Grid for RHEL 6 Server v.2 (kernel-rt)||RHSA-2011:1253||2011-09-12|
AcknowledgementsRed Hat would like to thank Andrea Righi for reporting this issue.
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