Re: 2.6.5-rc2-mm2

From: Marc-Christian Petersen
Date: Wed Mar 24 2004 - 06:37:05 EST

On Wednesday 24 March 2004 11:00, Martin Zwickel wrote:

Hi Martin,

> I'm unable to start my X server with this patch.
> I have the nvidia 5336 module loaded and if I start the X server, the
> machine completely freezes. With 2.6.5-rc2 everything works ok...
> If anyone wants my config, ask me.

apply this patch ontop of 2.6.5-rc2-mm2 tree to get nvidia working again.

nvidia inc: *hint hint* ;)

ciao, Marc
diff -Naurp linux-2.6.5-rc1-mm1/arch/i386/Kconfig linux-2.6.5-rc1-mm1-removed/arch/i386/Kconfig
--- linux-2.6.5-rc1-mm1/arch/i386/Kconfig 2004-03-16 21:28:03.000000000 +0100
+++ linux-2.6.5-rc1-mm1-removed/arch/i386/Kconfig 2004-03-16 21:32:08.000000000 +0100
@@ -1555,7 +1555,14 @@ config MAGIC_SYSRQ
default y

config 4KSTACKS
- def_bool y
+ bool "Use 4Kb for kernel stacks instead of 8Kb"
+ default n
+ help
+ If you say Y here the kernel will use a 4Kb stacksize for the
+ kernel stack attached to each process/thread. This facilitates
+ running more threads on a system and also reduces the pressure
+ on the VM subsystem for higher order allocations. This option
+ will also use IRQ stacks to compensate for the reduced stackspace.