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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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