[RFT PATCH -next ] [BUGFIX] kprobes: Fix "Failed to find blacklist" error on ia64 and ppc64
masami.hiramatsu.pt at hitachi.com
Fri May 9 18:06:40 EST 2014
(2014/05/08 15:16), Ananth N Mavinakayanahalli wrote:
> On Thu, May 08, 2014 at 02:40:00PM +0900, Masami Hiramatsu wrote:
>> (2014/05/08 13:47), Ananth N Mavinakayanahalli wrote:
>>> On Wed, May 07, 2014 at 08:55:51PM +0900, Masami Hiramatsu wrote:
>>>> +#if defined(CONFIG_PPC64) && (!defined(_CALL_ELF) || _CALL_ELF == 1)
>>>> + * On PPC64 ABIv1 the function pointer actually points to the
>>>> + * function's descriptor. The first entry in the descriptor is the
>>>> + * address of the function text.
>>>> + */
>>>> +#define constant_function_entry(fn) (((func_descr_t *)(fn))->entry)
>>>> +#define constant_function_entry(fn) ((unsigned long)(fn))
>>>> #endif /* __ASSEMBLY__ */
>>> Hi Masami,
>>> You could just use ppc_function_entry() instead.
>> No, I think ppc_function_entry() has two problems (on the latest -next kernel)
>> At first, that is an inlined functions which is not applied in build time.
>> Since the NOKPROBE_SYMBOL() is used outside of any functions as like as
>> EXPORT_SYMBOL(), we can only use preprocessed macros.
>> Next, on PPC64 ABI*v2*, ppc_function_entry() returns local function entry,
>> which seems global function entry + 2 insns. I'm not sure about implementation
>> of the kallsyms on PPC64 ABIv2, but I guess we need global function entry
>> for kallsyms.
> ABIv2 does away with function descriptors and Anton fixed up that
> routine to handle the change (the +2 is an artefact of that).
Hmm, do you mean that the address +2 is the actual entry point?
I'd like to know which address is same as the address shown in /proc/kallsyms.
>> BTW, could you test this patch on the latest -next tree on PPC64 if possible?
> I'll test it, but it may take a bit.
Thanks for your help!
Software Platform Research Dept. Linux Technology Research Center
Hitachi, Ltd., Yokohama Research Laboratory
E-mail: masami.hiramatsu.pt at hitachi.com
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