Init task 8192 byte alignment query.

Shiva Shankar klshiva4a4 at
Wed Jun 29 13:01:29 EDT 2016

I was going through arm vmlinux script file. and i found  below statements

* first, the init task union, aligned
* to an 8192 byte boundary.


#define INIT_TASK_DATA(align) \
. = ALIGN(align); \

As i know we align data structures on a n byte boundary to save access time
and for speed execution but i did not understand why do we need to align
this particular data structure on a 8192 byte boundary.

sometimes it will be on 1024 or 2048 byte boundary.

Any inputs would be appreciated!!!

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