Openwall GNU/*/Linux - a small security-enhanced Linux distro for servers
[<prev] [next>] [<thread-prev] [thread-next>] [day] [month] [year] [list]
Date: Wed, 8 Feb 2017 20:26:29 -0800
From: Eric Biggers <>
To: Hoeun Ryu <>
Cc: Kees Cook <>, Michal Marek <>,
	Andrew Morton <>,
	Emese Revfy <>, Ingo Molnar <>,
	Mickaël Salaün <>,
	Nicholas Piggin <>,
	Andy Lutomirski <>, Michal Hocko <>,
	"Eric W. Biederman" <>,
	Mateusz Guzik <>,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2 2/2] fork: make number of cached
 stacks (vmapped) configurable using Kbuild

On Thu, Feb 09, 2017 at 01:03:47PM +0900, Hoeun Ryu wrote:
> +	int "Number of cached stacks"
> +	default "2"
> +	depends on VMAP_STACK
> +	help
> +	  This determines how many stacks can be cached for virtually
> +	  mapped kernel stacks.
> +

Can you explain in the help text under what circumstances someone should change
this, and to what value?  As-is, it seems like somewhat of a useless config
option which no one will ever change.

- Eric

Powered by blists - more mailing lists

Your e-mail address:

Confused about mailing lists and their use? Read about mailing lists on Wikipedia and check out these guidelines on proper formatting of your messages.