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Re: Question: sighand_cache is bigger than a page ( it has 4120 byte) o

To: Johannes Dickgreber <tanzy@gmx.de>
Subject: Re: Question: sighand_cache is bigger than a page ( it has 4120 byte) on MIPS64
From: Ralf Baechle <ralf@linux-mips.org>
Date: Mon, 24 Sep 2007 19:57:06 +0100
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On Mon, Sep 24, 2007 at 08:53:19PM +0200, Johannes Dickgreber wrote:

> im running MIPS64 kernel on a SGI Octane with 1GByte.
> 
> The cache is that big, because _NSIG on Mips is set to 128.
> On all other arch it is only set to 64.
> Could MIPS use the lower Value ?

One of the historical sins.  Not easy to fix because it would break binary
compatibility.

  Ralf

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