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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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