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    SubjectRe: x86: 4kstacks default
    On Sat, Apr 19, 2008 at 04:23:29PM +0200, Ingo Molnar wrote:
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    > * 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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