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SubjectRe: x86: 4kstacks default
On Wed, Apr 23, 2008 at 11:13:55AM +0200, Helge Hafting wrote:
> Adrian Bunk wrote:
> >What actually brings bad reputation is shipping a 4k option that is
> >known to break under some circumstances.
> >
> How about making 4k stacks incompatible with those circumstances then?
> I.e. is you select 4k stacks, then you can't select XFS because we know
> that _may_ fail. Similiar for ndiswrapper networking, and other
> stuff where problems have been noticed.

Yeah, that means every distro that supports XFS (i.e. pretty much
all of them including Fedora) will be forced disable 4k stacks on
x86. I'd be happy with this solution.

FWIW, this would make 4k stacks pretty much unused outside of custom
kernels. At which point I'd suggest a default of 4k is wrong....


Dave Chinner
Principal Engineer
SGI Australian Software Group

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