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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] fs/devfs/base.c

    On Mon, 4 Jun 2001, Alan Cox wrote:

    > > - the kernel stack is 4kB, and _nobody_ has the right to eat up a
    > > noticeable portion of it. It doesn't matter if you "know" your caller
    >
    > Umm Linus on what platform - its 8K or more on all that I can think of

    it's 8K-sizeof(struct task_struct). On x86, the size of task_struct is
    getting near to 2K already, and it's not getting smaller in the future, so
    4K is a safe thing.

    Ingo


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