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    SubjectRe: [2.6 patch] i386: always use 4k stacks
    > > - "it allows more threads for 32bit which might run out of lowmem" - i
    > > think everybody agrees that the 10k threads case is not really
    > > something to encourage. And even when you want to add it then only a factor
    > > two increase (which this patch brings) is not really too helpful.
    > >...
    >
    > Unfortunately, "is not really something to encourage" doesn'a make
    > "happens in real-life applications" impossible...

    real-life applications can either use user space threads or 64bit
    machines. The days when Linux did otherwise unjustificable ha^w^wdesign
    changes just to work around the 900MB lowmem on weird loads on
    extremly big 32bit machines are pretty much over I think...

    -Andi

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