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    SubjectRe: [2.6 patch] i386: always use 4k stacks


    Andrew,

    Thanks. I concur.

    Jeff

    Andrew Morton wrote:

    >Adrian Bunk <bunk@stusta.de> wrote:
    >
    >
    >>This patch was already sent on:
    >>- 11 Dec 2005
    >>- 5 Dec 2005
    >>- 30 Nov 2005
    >>- 23 Nov 2005
    >>- 14 Nov 2005
    >>
    >>
    >
    >Sigh. I saw the volume of email last time and though "gee, glad I wasn't
    >cc'ed on that lot".
    >
    >Supporting 8k stacks is a small amount of code and nobody has seen a need
    >to make changes in there for quite a long time. So there's little cost to
    >keeping the existing code.
    >
    >And the existing code is useful:
    >
    >a) people can enable it to confirm that their weird crash was due to a
    > stack overflow.
    >
    >b) If I was going to put together a maximally-stable kernel for a
    > complex server machine, I'd select 8k stacks. We're still just too
    > squeezy, and we've had too many relatively-recent overflows, and there
    > are still some really deep callpaths in there.
    >
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