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    SubjectRe: [2.6 patch] i386: always use 4k stacks
    On Wed, Nov 16, 2005 at 07:45:08PM +0100, Adrian Bunk wrote:
    > The problem is similar no matter whether you have 4k or 8k stacks, but
    > with 4k stacks you have the additional benefits of order 0 allocations
    > and less memory usage.

    We could implement a stack guard page for the transition period, so that
    any stack overflows would end up generating a fault. That's easy enough
    to do by using vmalloc().

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