Re: [-mm patch] i386: enable 4k stacks by default

From: Jan Engelhardt
Date: Mon Apr 30 2007 - 14:31:00 EST

On Apr 30 2007 10:38, William Lee Irwin III wrote:
>> static char softirq_stack[NR_CPUS * THREAD_SIZE]
>> __attribute__((__aligned__(THREAD_SIZE)));
>> static char hardirq_stack[NR_CPUS * THREAD_SIZE]
>> __attribute__((__aligned__(THREAD_SIZE)));
>> With 8K stacks and NR_CPUS==128 that would be 2MB statically reserved. Yuck.
>> Really needs to be dynamically allocated. I'll take a look once the .22
>> big merge is done.
>Here's what I did for i386 for someone concerned about blowing the stack.

If we really need it, then maybe a variable like CONFIG_LOG_BUF_SHIFT
could be hacked up, resulting in CONFIG_THREAD_SIZE_SHIFT, defaulting to 3

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