[v3][PATCH 2/3] ppc/kprobe: complete kprobe and migrate exception frame

tiejun.chen tiejun.chen at windriver.com
Wed Sep 12 18:55:10 EST 2012

On 09/12/2012 04:43 PM, Benjamin Herrenschmidt wrote:
> On Wed, 2012-09-12 at 16:38 +0800, tiejun.chen wrote:
>>> So you need to store that old r1 somewhere fist then retrieve it
>>> after the memcpy call. That or open-code the memcpy to avoid all
>>> the clobbering problems.
>> Maybe we can use copy_and_flush() since looks copy_and_flush() only
>> clobber r0,
>> r6 and LR explicitly.
>> I'll resync these comments for v4.
> I'd say just open code it. You already have src and dst in registers,
> the length can easily be put in ctr... easier that way, not clobbering

ctr should be easier :)

> to worry about nor stack frame to create etc...

If you don't like this v4, let me know and then I can go back memcpy for next 


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