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Date:	Tue, 1 Apr 2014 17:59:47 +0100
From:	One Thousand Gnomes <>
To:	Konstantin Khlebnikov <>
	Hugh Dickins <>,
	Yury Gribov <>,
	Alexandr Andreev <>,
	Vassili Karpov <>,
	Andrew Morton <>,
	"Kirill A. Shutemov" <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH RFC] drivers/char/mem: byte generating devices and
 poisoned mappings

On Tue, 01 Apr 2014 01:16:07 +0400
Konstantin Khlebnikov <> wrote:

> This patch adds 256 virtual character devices: /dev/byte0, ..., /dev/byte255.
> Each works like /dev/zero but generates memory filled with particular byte.

More kernel code for an ultra-obscure corner case that can be done in
user space

I don't see the point

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