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    SubjectRe: [Bug #11342] Linux 2.6.27-rc3: kernel BUG at mm/vmalloc.c - bisected

    On Tue, 26 Aug 2008, Parag Warudkar wrote:
    > This is something I never understood - embedded devices are not going
    > to run more than a few processes and 4K*(Few Processes)
    > IMHO is not worth a saving now a days even in embedded world given
    > falling memory prices. Or do I misunderstand?

    Well, by that argument, 1% of kernel size doesn't matter either..

    1% of a kernel for an embedded device is roughly 10-30kB or so depending
    on how small you make the configuration.

    If that matters, then so should the difference of 3-8 processes' kernel
    stack usage when you have a 4k/8k stack choice.

    And they _all_ will have at least 3-8 processes on them. Even the simplest
    ones will tend to have many more.


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