Re: Re: [RFC][PATCH 0/3] ftrace: Add dynamically allocated trampolines
From: Masami Hiramatsu
Date: Mon Jul 14 2014 - 21:21:10 EST
(2014/07/14 23:18), Namhyung Kim wrote:
> 2014-07-14 (ì), 17:18 +0900, Masami Hiramatsu:
>> (2014/07/14 16:16), Namhyung Kim wrote:
>>> Hi Masami,
>>> On Mon, 14 Jul 2014 10:35:21 +0900, Masami Hiramatsu wrote:
>>>> (2014/07/11 23:29), Josh Poimboeuf wrote:
>>>>> Here's the same stack trace with this patch:
>>>>> [ 1314.612287] [<ffffffff81700312>] dump_stack+0x45/0x56
>>>>> [ 1314.612290] [<ffffffff8125f5b0>] ? meminfo_proc_open+0x30/0x30
>>>>> [ 1314.612293] [<ffffffffa080a494>] kpatch_ftrace_handler+0x14/0xf0 [kpatch]
>>>>> [ 1314.612306] [<ffffffffa00160c4>] 0xffffffffa00160c3
>>>> Here, this still has a wrong entry. Maybe the trampline doesn't setup
>>>> frame pointer (bp) correctly.
>>> Hmm.. are you saying about the hex address above? I guess it's a valid
>>> entry in the (dynamic) trampoline, but has no symbol..
>> Ah, indeed. (BTW, why is it one less than the address ...? printk's spec?)
> Argh, it seems like a bug in printk's %pB format processing.. :-/
> It subtract 1 from the address for stacktrace. Please see the commit
> 0f77a8d37825 ("vsprintf: Introduce %pB format specifier") and
> 71f9e59800e5 ("x86, dumpstack: Use %pB format specifier for stack
> trace") for details. But it should restore the original address when it
> failed to find a symbol for that address.
Ah I see.
> I'll send a fix soon.
Software Platform Research Dept. Linux Technology Research Center
Hitachi, Ltd., Yokohama Research Laboratory
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