Re: Getting empty callchain from perf_callchain_kernel()

From: Josh Poimboeuf
Date: Wed May 22 2019 - 13:48:08 EST

On Wed, May 22, 2019 at 02:49:07PM +0000, Alexei Starovoitov wrote:
> The one that is broken is prog_tests/stacktrace_map.c
> There we attach bpf to standard tracepoint where
> kernel suppose to collect pt_regs before calling into bpf.
> And that's what bpf_get_stackid_tp() is doing.
> It passes pt_regs (that was collected before any bpf)
> into bpf_get_stackid() which calls get_perf_callchain().
> Same thing with kprobes, uprobes.

Is it trying to unwind through ___bpf_prog_run()?

If so, that would at least explain why ORC isn't working. Objtool
currently ignores that function because it can't follow the jump table.