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vnpenguin 05-23-04 02:58 AM

2.6.6-mm5 dropped 4kstacks patch !!!!
 
Hi,
Found in http://kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/p...5/announce.txt

Code:

-make-4k-stacks-permanent.patch

 Dropped - 8k stacks work better with kgdb.

Go to build 2.6.6-mm5 now :lol:

zyphr 05-23-04 04:32 AM

Re: 2.6.6-mm5 dropped 4kstacks patch !!!!
 
it's already part of 2.6 mainline and still is
(with Linux Kernel v2.6.6-bk9 that is)

see:
Kernel hacking ---> CONFIG_4KSTACKS

mm is a patch for mainline, so no wonder it's been dropped in the mm patch.

just leave it disabled =)

Evil Penguin 05-23-04 05:08 AM

Re: 2.6.6-mm5 dropped 4kstacks patch !!!!
 
Well, no vanilla 2.6 kernel has been released with make-4k-stacks-permanent.patch included... yet. And the -mm kernels often hint at what will eventually happen in the mainline kernel.
However the reason it was dropped makes it sound like a very temporary drop...

(If anyone reading this is confused: make-4k-stacks-permanent.patch removes the option CONFIG_4KSTACKS, hence making 4kstacks permanent.)


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