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4k/8k stacks

4k/8k stacks

Posted May 15, 2008 14:01 UTC (Thu) by mcortese (guest, #52099)
In reply to: 4k/8k stacks by kbob
Parent article: The last things through the 2.6.26 merge window

Kernel address space maps 1-to-1 to physical memory (at least for less than 1 GiB of RAM). The argument is 1 page vs. 2 pages of stack. Having just 1 page of stack plus 1 guard page just doesn't save anything.

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