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

From: Matthew Wilcox <willy_at_debian.org>
Date: 2003-05-13 01:03:56
On Mon, May 12, 2003 at 10:59:38AM -0400, Martin Hicks wrote:
> Maybe I'm missing something, but what happens if a process is created
> using the default 2GB between the RBS and the stack and sometime
> later the process does a setrlimit to 100GB of stack.  How do the 
> stack and RBS get moved around to make enough room between the two
> start addresses?

They don't.  However, the new maximum would take effect for any newly
created children.

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