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Re: patch to increase stack size

To: joris lijssens <>
Subject: Re: patch to increase stack size
From: Ralf Baechle <>
Date: Fri, 17 Feb 2006 16:04:12 +0000
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On Thu, Feb 16, 2006 at 01:02:36PM +0000, joris lijssens wrote:

> I was wondering if there is a patch avaible to
> increase the stack size on a mips 2.6 linux kernel. I
> have found one for the i386 that sets the stack size
> from 4K to 16K. But I don't find anything for the mips
> kernel. I would like it if somebody has some info on
> this topic.

If anything the aim is to shrink the kernel stack further.  The larger
allocations are, then less likely they succeed.

32-bit MIPS kernels use 8kB stack,  64-bit uses 16kB stacks.


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