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Stack pages are allocated on demand. If a kernel process needs minimal stack only one page is allocated. Only kernel processes that need larger stacks will have more pages allocated. The stack pages allocated per kernel process need not be contiguous but rather non-contiguous physical pages are mapped contiguously by the MMU. Stack overflows can be caught and damage to other kernel process stacks prevented. Larger kernel stacks can be efficiently provided. This facilitates porting of code that has not been designed for minimal stack usage into the Linux kernel.
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7GHz. e. the kernel stack page fault time is apparently roughly double. concluSion An overflow in kernel stack is a common bug in the Linux operating system. These bugs are difficult to detect because they are created as a side effect of the code and not as an inherent mistake in the algorithm implementation. Figure 3. 4GHz. 11 Kernel Stack Overflows Elimination This chapter shows how the size of the kernel stack can dynamically grow using the common mechanism of page faults giving a number of advantages: 1.