Re: tty_[un]register_devfs putting 3K structures on the stack

From: Alan Cox (
Date: Wed Oct 11 2000 - 17:25:24 EST

> If the problem only impacts User-mode Linux, it's hard for me to justify
> hanging the "critical" label on it. However I'm willing to look at the
> patch, bless it, and send it on to Linus (who as you know sometimes is a
> softy about such things. :-)
> I'm pretty sure that we'd be able to get it into 2.4.x, x > 0 at the
> very least, since the patch is highly localized, won't break anything,
> and is easy to test for correctness.

Is it easier to fix the 3K stack use there or to prove no irq/bh path
combination uses 5K ?

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