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

From: Andreas Schwab <>
Date: 2003-05-13 01:36:50
Matthew Wilcox <> writes:

|> 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.

But setrlimit takes effect immediately, not only for newly created


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