Re: [patch] reduce stack usage of sanitize_e820_map
Benjamin LaHaise (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Sat, 17 Aug 2002 15:17:04 -0400
On Sat, Aug 17, 2002 at 11:18:11AM -0600, Eric W. Biederman wrote:
> Benjamin LaHaise <email@example.com> writes:
> > Hello,
> > Currently, sanitize_e820_map uses 0x738 bytes of stack. The patch below
> > moves the arrays into __initdata, reducing stack usage to 0x34 bytes.
> Can we keep the arrays in sanitize_e820_map and just mark then static
> and __initdata? That would appear to be a cleaner solution.
> Polluting the global kernel name space with these is not nice.
Nope. static conflicts with __initdata. If namespace pollution is a
concern, just prefix them with e820_.
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