PRINTF_BUFR_SIZE (Re: 7.0 RC2 kernel panic with Kqemu/AMD64)
kris at FreeBSD.org
Sun Feb 17 16:50:42 UTC 2008
Michiel Boland wrote:
> On Sun, 17 Feb 2008, Gary Jennejohn wrote:
>> I can't help with your problem, but I suggest that you add
>> options PRINTF_BUFR_SIZE=128
>> to your kernel config file to avoid the above corrupted output.
> Any reason why this PRINTF_BUFR_SIZE option isn't in GENERIC on all
> platforms? At the moment it is set for sun4v only.
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I think the fear is that it could cause a stack overflow because it
allocates a character array (128-bytes in the above case) on the stack.
I would like to know how real this fear is though. Clearly we do need
a way to avoid interleaving console output by default.
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