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    SubjectRe: [PATCH][RFC] 4K stacks default, not a debug thing any more...?

    On Jul 12 2007 21:14, Jeremy Fitzhardinge wrote:
    > Well, smaller stacks are better where possible, but there's nothing magic about
    > 4k.

    There is. It is exactly one page on x86. I cannot remember who said it when,
    but anything greater than a page implies some penalty.

    > Sure, its mostly enough, but there's no particular reason to believe it
    > will be enough for everything. You could state a priori that all kernel
    > code paths must fit into 4k of stack, but that's pretty arbitrary.

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