This bug has been copied from bug #641315 and has been proposed
to be backported to 6.0 z-stream (EUS).
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
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Reading the /proc/vmcore file on a Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 system was not optimal because it did not always take advantage of reading through the cached memory. With this update, access to the /dev/oldmem device in the /proc/vmcore file is cached, resulting in faster copying to user space.