Re: [patch] proper alignment of init task in kernel image

From: Zwane Mwaikambo
Date: Sun Mar 14 2004 - 19:53:26 EST

On Sun, 14 Mar 2004, Matt Mackall wrote:

> This keeps the alignment of the init task matched with the stack size.
> Saves 4k for 4k stacks, keeps system from exploding with 16k. Please apply.

Don't forget the following minor patch;

Index: linux-2.6.4-mm1/arch/i386/kernel/init_task.c
RCS file: /home/cvsroot/linux-2.6.4-mm1/arch/i386/kernel/init_task.c,v
retrieving revision
diff -u -p -B -r1.1.1.1 init_task.c
--- linux-2.6.4-mm1/arch/i386/kernel/init_task.c 11 Mar 2004 15:26:38 -0000
+++ linux-2.6.4-mm1/arch/i386/kernel/init_task.c 15 Mar 2004 00:51:14 -0000
@@ -20,7 +20,7 @@ EXPORT_SYMBOL(init_mm);
* Initial thread structure.
- * We need to make sure that this is 8192-byte aligned due to the
+ * We need to make sure that this is THREAD_SIZE aligned due to the
* way process stacks are handled. This is done by having a special
* "init_task" linker map entry..
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