[Linux-ia64] Re: [PATCH] Increase size of user stack

From: David Mosberger <davidm_at_napali.hpl.hp.com>
Date: 2003-05-06 04:25:33
>>>>> On Mon, 5 May 2003 14:18:52 -0400, Martin Hicks <mort@wildopensource.com> said:

  Martin> The current user stack size limit of 2GB is not big enough
  Martin> for large SMP or SSI clusters.  The following patch
  Martin> increases this size from 2GB to 512GB.  The new size is
  Martin> negotiable, but right now SGI has programs that require over
  Martin> 100GB of stack size on a 64 processor machine.  Setting the
  Martin> user stack size to 512GB seems like a reasonable thing to do
  Martin> for future growth.

  Martin> Comments?

Why not make it configurable via setrlimit() and be done with it once
and for all?

	--david
Received on Mon May 05 11:27:13 2003

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