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SubjectRe: x86: 4kstacks default
On Sun, Apr 20, 2008 at 09:06:23AM +0100, Alan Cox wrote:
> > The stack problems in the kernel tend to not be in arch code, and if
> > we don't get i386 to always run with 4k stacks there's no chance that
> > it will ever work reliably on other architectures.
> Not really the case - embedded tends not to use deep stacks of drivers.

Something like nfsd-over-xfs-over-raid is (or was) the most common
problem - and this or similar stackings might be used in NAS devices.

> Alan



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