Pre-Grant Publication Number: 20070118712
Filing Date: November 21, 2020
Inventors: Henri van Riel, Adriaan van de Ven
Assignee: RED HAT, INC.
Current U.S. Classification: 711, 711/170000
View Prior Art for Claim 00019
The method as claimed in Claim 16, wherein said O/S receives a page fault exception, and in response, said O/S:
determining if a pool having freed memory units will not result in a data security breach if data included in said freed memory units corresponding to said pool is accessed by said process; and,
if no data security breach results, allocating one or more freed memory page frames of that pool for said process without the O/S expending overhead of deleting data included in said one or more freed memory units.