kernel > 2.6.20-16 message sanitize start, sanitize end

Detlef Lechner Detlef.Lechner at
Mon Sep 17 15:19:46 UTC 2007


I wonder if dmesg from a kernel newer than 2.6.20-16 also shows a line
'sanitize start' and a line 'sanitize end'.
What is the function of these procedures?
I am told that both procedures are due to vanish in newer kernel

Kind regards,
Detlef Lechner

Linux MD97600 2.6.20-16-generic #2 SMP Wed May 23 2007  i686 
Ubuntu 7.04, GNOME 2.18.0, Epiphany 2.18.0, Evolution 2.10.1
Irssi 0.8.10, 2.2, WinXP MCE 2005
Medion MD97600

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