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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/3] Separate IRQ-stacks from 4K-stacks option
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On Gwe, 2004-09-10 at 16:07, Hugh Dickins wrote:
> Chris's patch seems eminently sensible to me. Why should having separate
> interrupt stack depend on whether you're configured for 4K or 8K stacks?

You only have 4K safe to use in all current configurations. Its a case
of simply fixing the sloppy code (and or pushing up compiler versions
where the compiler is the offender).

> Wasn't Andrea worried, a couple of months back, about nested interrupts
> overflowing the 4K interrupt stack?

We've seen no evidence of this and assuming apps could use 4K safely the
interrupt "stack" was about 2.5K before. Limiting it either by size or
by depth is not a big problem at all.

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