[ECOS] Where is my stack ?! (for my i386)

Jonathan Larmour jlarmour@redhat.com
Thu Oct 19 21:06:00 GMT 2000


Fabrice Gautier wrote:
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Jonathan Larmour [ mailto:jlarmour@redhat.com ]
> > Sent: Thursday, October 19, 2000 7:20 PM
> > To: Fabrice Gautier
> > Cc: Ecos-List (E-mail)
> > Subject: Re: [ECOS] Where is my stack ?! (for my i386)
> >
> > Fabrice Gautier wrote:
> > >
> >
> > It's the startup stack. It's meant to exist very transiently
> > and then get zapped. It's size should be configurable, but it's no big
> > deal if it is discarded later. On some archs the interrupt stack is used
> as
> > the startup stack.
> 
> Well, it doesn't seem so transient to me. In fact, at least for the x86, as
> long as there is no threads, there is only one stack, this one.
> So Redboot uses this stack, the standalone stub too.

True in those cases - I didn't realise you were specifically talking about
those. Patches welcome ;-).

Jifl
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