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SubjectRe: x86: 4kstacks default
On Sat, Apr 19, 2008 at 04:23:29PM +0200, Ingo Molnar wrote:
>
> * Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> wrote:
>
> > > config 4KSTACKS
> > > bool "Use 4Kb for kernel stacks instead of 8Kb"
> > > - depends on DEBUG_KERNEL
> > > depends on X86_32
> > > + default y
> >
> > This patch will cause kernels to crash.
>
> what mainline kernels crash and how will they crash? Fedora and other
> distros have had 4K stacks enabled for years:

If by other distros you mean RHEL then yes. However, openSUSE,
Ubuntu, and Mandriva all still have 8K stacks. I know of no other
distributions that default to 4K.

--
Shawn


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