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SubjectRe: Stack overflow
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On Fri, 2003-01-24 at 01:53, Linux Geek wrote:
> >
> >
> >I have a functionality which works well if the code whcih performs this
> >function is embedded in the required function. If this functionality is
> >implemented as a separate function, and this function is called at the
> >required place, the system crashes. I have used KDB for debugging. But,
> >
> >
> I'd suggest check the args passed to the function and the sizes they
> would consume when they are passed as 'call by value'.
> Try to pass them as pointers maybe.
>
> Yes, i think there is a limit on kernel stack but not i'm not too sure
> about the number.

The kernel has an 8K stack max. That said, it *could* be your stack. Do
you get any panics or oops? If so, you *could* write them down :-D And
debug them later. If it appears corrupted, then it's probably stack.
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