mlx5_core memory utilization jumps after updating to RHEL 7.7

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After updating to RHEL 7.7 memory utilization is much higher than previously noted when Mellanox ConnectX-4/5 adapters are present.


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.7
    • Mellanox ConnectX-4
    • Mellanox ConnectX-5
    • mlx5_core

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