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    SubjectRe: [patch] larger kernel stack (8k->16k) per task
    On Fri, Feb 08, 2002 at 04:59:47PM +0000, Tigran Aivazian wrote:
    > On Fri, 8 Feb 2002, Arjan van de Ven wrote:
    > > If you need even more in your code (I assume you do otherwise you wouldn't
    > > have done the work) then I really suggest you take a long hard look and fix
    > > the obvious bugs or the design....
    >
    > Arjan, I completely agree with you, but please do not overlook one obvious
    > thing -- sometimes (well, most of the time) in order to fix those stack
    > corruption issues you _first_ need to apply this patch and then it becomes
    > obvious that the reason for this "random" corruption is the stack
    > overflow. A kernel panic is not shouting like "I am a stack overflow!"

    Stack redzoning makes a lot of sense. And checking isn't that expensive...

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