Re: [Linux-ia64] [PATCH] 2.5 - Another user stack size patch

From: Martin Hicks <mort_at_wildopensource.com>
Date: 2003-05-24 04:34:31
On Fri, May 23, 2003 at 02:22:56PM -0400, DESAI,RAJESH (HP-Cupertino,ex1) wrote:
> So, what kind of apps need 1 TB stacks?

People from within SGI are claiming that some of their apps require 2GB
of stack per processor, so even with existing systems we're looking at
128GB of stack space.  I imagine that the high-end SSI NUMA clusters
will get even bigger in the next while.  The 1TB number was just a nice
round number.

mh

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