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Re: RFC: i386: kill !4KSTACKS

To: Alexander Nyberg <alexn@xxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: RFC: i386: kill !4KSTACKS
From: Adrian Bunk <bunk@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 2 Oct 2005 00:50:12 +0200
Cc: Neil Brown <neilb@xxxxxxx>, Nathan Scott <nathans@xxxxxxx>, Chris Wedgwood <cw@xxxxxxxx>, linux-kernel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
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On Tue, Sep 13, 2005 at 10:05:52AM +0200, Alexander Nyberg wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 02, 2005 at 04:40:54PM +1000 Neil Brown wrote:
> 
> > On Friday September 2, nathans@xxxxxxx wrote:
> > > On Thu, Sep 01, 2005 at 10:33:56PM -0700, Chris Wedgwood wrote:
> > > > On Fri, Sep 02, 2005 at 02:39:15AM +0200, Adrian Bunk wrote:
> > > > 
> > > > > 4Kb kernel stacks are the future on i386, and it seems the problems
> > > > > it initially caused are now sorted out.
> > > > 
> > > > Not entirely.
> > > > 
> > > > XFS when mixed with raid/lvm/nfs still blows up.  It's probably not
> > > > alone in this respect but worse than ext2/3.
> > > 
> > > To clarify, you mean AND not OR (/) there -- in other words,
> > > raid[+raid]+dm[+dm]+xfs+nfs can be fatal, yes.
> > 
> > It should be reasonably simple to remove this problem of stacked
> > drivers.
> > There really isn't any need for md and dm (or md and md or ..) to use
> > the stack and the same time.
> > 
> 
> Sorry to bump in so late - but there seems to be a reporter who is
> suffering from these issues now:
> 
> http://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=5210

Nathan, can you look into this bug?

TIA
Adrian

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