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SubjectRe: Possible dcache BUG
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"David S. Miller" <davem@redhat.com> writes:

> On Tue, 10 Aug 2004 22:13:01 -0700 (PDT)
> Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org> wrote:
>
>> I also wonder what the
>> hell is allocating so many 8kB and 32kB entries.
>
> Loopback default MTU is 16K these days, might explain
> the 32K entries but not the 8KB ones. Perhaps the
> later are being used for page tables? Just a guess
> on that latter one.

Kernel stacks more likely. 200 processes = 200 8K entries.
Unless he used suic^w4K stack mode.

-Andi

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