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    SubjectRe: x86: 4kstacks default
    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.

    Problem is, it's the storage configuration (at administration time, not
    kernel build time) that matters, too.

    I have XFS on Fedora with 4k stacks on SATA /dev/sdb1 on my x86 mythbox,
    and it's perfectly fine. But that's a nice, simple setup. If I stacked
    more things over/under it, I'd be more likely to have trouble.

    -Eric


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