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SubjectRe: x86: 4kstacks default
On Sun, 20 April 2008 20:19:30 +0200, Andi Kleen wrote:
> >
> >>> When dealing in those dimensions, savings of 100k are substantial. In
> >>> some causes they may be the difference between 16MiB or 32MiB, which
> >>> translates to manufacturing costs. In others it simply means that the
> >>> system can cache
> >> If you need the stack you don't have any less cache foot print.
> >> If you don't need it you don't have any either.
> >
> > This part I don't understand.
>
> I was just objecting to your claim that small stack implies smaller
> cache foot print.

The cache I referred to is called DRAM, not L1.

Jörn

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