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Re: x86: 4kstacks default

To: Adrian Bunk <bunk@xxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: x86: 4kstacks default
From: Chris Wedgwood <cw@xxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 20 Apr 2008 09:59:39 -0700
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On Sun, Apr 20, 2008 at 10:42:28AM +0300, Adrian Bunk wrote:

> We are going from 6k to 4k.


> Why should users have to poke with such deeply internal things?
> That doesn't sound right.

they shouldn't, so a 4k default is a problem for them

> Excessive stack usage in the kernel is considered to be a bug.

define excessive

> We should identify and fix all remaining problems (if any).

let's see your patches then

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