[PATCH v4 1/2] arm64: Introduce IRQ stack
panand at redhat.com
Thu Oct 8 09:51:18 PDT 2015
On 08/10/2015:11:32:43 PM, Jungseok Lee wrote:
> On Oct 8, 2015, at 7:25 PM, Pratyush Anand wrote:
> > Hi Jungseok,
> Hi Pratyush,
> > On 07/10/2015:03:28:11 PM, Jungseok Lee wrote:
> >> Currently, kernel context and interrupts are handled using a single
> >> kernel stack navigated by sp_el1. This forces a system to use 16KB
> >> stack, not 8KB one. This restriction makes low memory platforms suffer
> >> from memory pressure accompanied by performance degradation.
> > How will it behave on 64K Page system? There, it would take atleast 64K per cpu,
> > right?
> It would take 16KB per cpu even on 64KB page system.
> The following code snippet from kernel/fork.c would be helpful.
Thanks for pointing to the code.
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