[PATCH 06/37] perf tools: Warn that perf_event_paranoid can restrict kernel symbols

From: Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo
Date: Thu Aug 29 2019 - 10:40:06 EST

From: Igor Lubashev <ilubashe@xxxxxxxxxx>

Warn that /proc/sys/kernel/perf_event_paranoid can also restrict kernel

Signed-off-by: Igor Lubashev <ilubashe@xxxxxxxxxx>
Tested-by: Mathieu Poirier <mathieu.poirier@xxxxxxxxxx>
Cc: Alexander Shishkin <alexander.shishkin@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Cc: Alexey Budankov <alexey.budankov@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Cc: James Morris <jmorris@xxxxxxxxx>
Cc: Jiri Olsa <jolsa@xxxxxxxxxx>
Cc: Namhyung Kim <namhyung@xxxxxxxxxx>
Cc: Peter Zijlstra <peterz@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Cc: Suzuki Poulouse <suzuki.poulose@xxxxxxx>
Cc: linux-arm-kernel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Link: http://lkml.kernel.org/r/1566869956-7154-6-git-send-email-ilubashe@xxxxxxxxxx
Signed-off-by: Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo <acme@xxxxxxxxxx>
tools/perf/builtin-record.c | 2 +-
tools/perf/builtin-top.c | 2 +-
tools/perf/builtin-trace.c | 2 +-
3 files changed, 3 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)

diff --git a/tools/perf/builtin-record.c b/tools/perf/builtin-record.c
index 359bb8f33e57..afe558449677 100644
--- a/tools/perf/builtin-record.c
+++ b/tools/perf/builtin-record.c
@@ -2372,7 +2372,7 @@ int cmd_record(int argc, const char **argv)
if (symbol_conf.kptr_restrict && !perf_evlist__exclude_kernel(rec->evlist))
"WARNING: Kernel address maps (/proc/{kallsyms,modules}) are restricted,\n"
-"check /proc/sys/kernel/kptr_restrict.\n\n"
+"check /proc/sys/kernel/kptr_restrict and /proc/sys/kernel/perf_event_paranoid.\n\n"
"Samples in kernel functions may not be resolved if a suitable vmlinux\n"
"file is not found in the buildid cache or in the vmlinux path.\n\n"
"Samples in kernel modules won't be resolved at all.\n\n"
diff --git a/tools/perf/builtin-top.c b/tools/perf/builtin-top.c
index 5970723cd55a..29e910fb2d9a 100644
--- a/tools/perf/builtin-top.c
+++ b/tools/perf/builtin-top.c
@@ -770,7 +770,7 @@ static void perf_event__process_sample(struct perf_tool *tool,
if (!perf_evlist__exclude_kernel(top->session->evlist)) {
"Kernel address maps (/proc/{kallsyms,modules}) are restricted.\n\n"
-"Check /proc/sys/kernel/kptr_restrict.\n\n"
+"Check /proc/sys/kernel/kptr_restrict and /proc/sys/kernel/perf_event_paranoid.\n\n"
"Kernel%s samples will not be resolved.\n",
al.map && map__has_symbols(al.map) ?
" modules" : "");
diff --git a/tools/perf/builtin-trace.c b/tools/perf/builtin-trace.c
index 8ea62fd2591d..58a75dd3a571 100644
--- a/tools/perf/builtin-trace.c
+++ b/tools/perf/builtin-trace.c
@@ -1382,7 +1382,7 @@ static char *trace__machine__resolve_kernel_addr(void *vmachine, unsigned long l

if (symbol_conf.kptr_restrict) {
pr_warning("Kernel address maps (/proc/{kallsyms,modules}) are restricted.\n\n"
- "Check /proc/sys/kernel/kptr_restrict.\n\n"
+ "Check /proc/sys/kernel/kptr_restrict and /proc/sys/kernel/perf_event_paranoid.\n\n"
"Kernel samples will not be resolved.\n");
machine->kptr_restrict_warned = true;
return NULL;