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SubjectRe: [1/6] make stack size configurable (was: Re: [-mm patch] i386: enable 4k stacks by default)
On Mon, Apr 30, 2007 at 10:40:47AM -0700, William Lee Irwin III wrote:
>> Make more stack sizes configurable, adding options for deeper stacks.
>> This is largely for differential diagnosis in cases where stack overflows
>> are suspected of silently corrupting memory or causing other problems not
>> detected immediately.

On Mon, Apr 30, 2007 at 07:10:32PM +0100, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> I don't think we want anything bigger than 8, if you really need that
> for debuggin it's easy enough to hack up on demand.

These were instrumentation patches of such a form. The point of all
this was mostly centered around 5/6, which bootmem allocates the
various IRQ stacks as mentioned earlier.


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