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SubjectRe: [PATCH] powerpc/irq: Run softirqs off the top of the irq stack
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On Mon, 2013-09-23 at 09:47 -0700, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> On Sun, Sep 22, 2013 at 9:35 PM, Benjamin Herrenschmidt
> <benh@kernel.crashing.org> wrote:
> >
> > This is the "band aid" discussed so far for the stack overflow
> > problem for powerpc.
>
> I don't think it's a "band-aid" in any way, except perhaps in the
> sense that there are certainly other things we can also do in this
> series (ie I liked Frederic's cleanups etc).

Ah yes, I thought of it as a band-aid in the sense that a better
approach would be to switch to the irq stack earlier like x86_64 does
but that would be a lot more invasive. Definitely something I would look
into if I was to tackle changing how we do per-cpu and the PACA though.

Cheers,
Ben.




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