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Subject[PATCH] Move kprobes examples to samples/ (resend)
Andrew,

This patch moves the kprobe examples currently in
Documentation/krprobes.txt to under samples/. Patch originally by Randy
Dunlap. I have modified the examples slightly per Christoph's
suggestions.

Ananth

---
Move kprobes examples from Documentation/kprobes.txt to under samples/.
Patch originally by Randy Dunlap.
In addition, I have

o Updated the patch to apply on 2.6.23-mm1
o Modified examples code to build on multiple architectures. Currently,
the examples code works for x86_64, x86_32 and powerpc
o Cleaned up unneeded #includes


Signed-off-by: Randy Dunlap <randy.dunlap@oracle.com>
Signed-off-by: Ananth N Mavinakayanahalli <ananth@in.ibm.com>
---
Documentation/kprobes.txt | 206 ------------------------------------
samples/Kconfig | 6 +
samples/Makefile | 2
samples/kprobes/Makefile | 5
samples/kprobes/jprobe_example.c | 64 +++++++++++
samples/kprobes/kprobe_example.c | 89 +++++++++++++++
samples/kprobes/kretprobe_example.c | 59 ++++++++++
7 files changed, 229 insertions(+), 202 deletions(-)
Index: linux-2.6.23/Documentation/kprobes.txt
===================================================================
--- linux-2.6.23.orig/Documentation/kprobes.txt
+++ linux-2.6.23/Documentation/kprobes.txt
@@ -166,7 +166,8 @@ code mapping.
The Kprobes API includes a "register" function and an "unregister"
function for each type of probe. Here are terse, mini-man-page
specifications for these functions and the associated probe handlers
-that you'll write. See the latter half of this document for examples.
+that you'll write. See the files in the samples/kprobes/ sub-directory
+for examples.

4.1 register_kprobe

@@ -392,220 +393,15 @@ e. Watchpoint probes (which fire on data

8. Kprobes Example

-Here's a sample kernel module showing the use of kprobes to dump a
-stack trace and selected i386 registers when do_fork() is called.
------ cut here -----
-/*kprobe_example.c*/
-#include <linux/kernel.h>
-#include <linux/module.h>
-#include <linux/kprobes.h>
-#include <linux/sched.h>
-
-/*For each probe you need to allocate a kprobe structure*/
-static struct kprobe kp;
-
-/*kprobe pre_handler: called just before the probed instruction is executed*/
-int handler_pre(struct kprobe *p, struct pt_regs *regs)
-{
- printk("pre_handler: p->addr=0x%p, eip=%lx, eflags=0x%lx\n",
- p->addr, regs->eip, regs->eflags);
- dump_stack();
- return 0;
-}
-
-/*kprobe post_handler: called after the probed instruction is executed*/
-void handler_post(struct kprobe *p, struct pt_regs *regs, unsigned long flags)
-{
- printk("post_handler: p->addr=0x%p, eflags=0x%lx\n",
- p->addr, regs->eflags);
-}
-
-/* fault_handler: this is called if an exception is generated for any
- * instruction within the pre- or post-handler, or when Kprobes
- * single-steps the probed instruction.
- */
-int handler_fault(struct kprobe *p, struct pt_regs *regs, int trapnr)
-{
- printk("fault_handler: p->addr=0x%p, trap #%dn",
- p->addr, trapnr);
- /* Return 0 because we don't handle the fault. */
- return 0;
-}
-
-static int __init kprobe_init(void)
-{
- int ret;
- kp.pre_handler = handler_pre;
- kp.post_handler = handler_post;
- kp.fault_handler = handler_fault;
- kp.symbol_name = "do_fork";
-
- ret = register_kprobe(&kp);
- if (ret < 0) {
- printk("register_kprobe failed, returned %d\n", ret);
- return ret;
- }
- printk("kprobe registered\n");
- return 0;
-}
-
-static void __exit kprobe_exit(void)
-{
- unregister_kprobe(&kp);
- printk("kprobe unregistered\n");
-}
-
-module_init(kprobe_init)
-module_exit(kprobe_exit)
-MODULE_LICENSE("GPL");
------ cut here -----
-
-You can build the kernel module, kprobe-example.ko, using the following
-Makefile:
------ cut here -----
-obj-m := kprobe-example.o
-KDIR := /lib/modules/$(shell uname -r)/build
-PWD := $(shell pwd)
-default:
- $(MAKE) -C $(KDIR) SUBDIRS=$(PWD) modules
-clean:
- rm -f *.mod.c *.ko *.o
------ cut here -----
-
-$ make
-$ su -
-...
-# insmod kprobe-example.ko
-
-You will see the trace data in /var/log/messages and on the console
-whenever do_fork() is invoked to create a new process.
+See samples/kprobes/kprobe_example.c.

9. Jprobes Example

-Here's a sample kernel module showing the use of jprobes to dump
-the arguments of do_fork().
------ cut here -----
-/*jprobe-example.c */
-#include <linux/kernel.h>
-#include <linux/module.h>
-#include <linux/fs.h>
-#include <linux/uio.h>
-#include <linux/kprobes.h>
-
-/*
- * Jumper probe for do_fork.
- * Mirror principle enables access to arguments of the probed routine
- * from the probe handler.
- */
-
-/* Proxy routine having the same arguments as actual do_fork() routine */
-long jdo_fork(unsigned long clone_flags, unsigned long stack_start,
- struct pt_regs *regs, unsigned long stack_size,
- int __user * parent_tidptr, int __user * child_tidptr)
-{
- printk("jprobe: clone_flags=0x%lx, stack_size=0x%lx, regs=0x%p\n",
- clone_flags, stack_size, regs);
- /* Always end with a call to jprobe_return(). */
- jprobe_return();
- /*NOTREACHED*/
- return 0;
-}
-
-static struct jprobe my_jprobe = {
- .entry = jdo_fork
-};
-
-static int __init jprobe_init(void)
-{
- int ret;
- my_jprobe.kp.symbol_name = "do_fork";
-
- if ((ret = register_jprobe(&my_jprobe)) <0) {
- printk("register_jprobe failed, returned %d\n", ret);
- return -1;
- }
- printk("Planted jprobe at %p, handler addr %p\n",
- my_jprobe.kp.addr, my_jprobe.entry);
- return 0;
-}
-
-static void __exit jprobe_exit(void)
-{
- unregister_jprobe(&my_jprobe);
- printk("jprobe unregistered\n");
-}
-
-module_init(jprobe_init)
-module_exit(jprobe_exit)
-MODULE_LICENSE("GPL");
------ cut here -----
-
-Build and insert the kernel module as shown in the above kprobe
-example. You will see the trace data in /var/log/messages and on
-the console whenever do_fork() is invoked to create a new process.
-(Some messages may be suppressed if syslogd is configured to
-eliminate duplicate messages.)
+See samples/kprobes/jprobe_example.c.

10. Kretprobes Example

-Here's a sample kernel module showing the use of return probes to
-report failed calls to sys_open().
------ cut here -----
-/*kretprobe-example.c*/
-#include <linux/kernel.h>
-#include <linux/module.h>
-#include <linux/kprobes.h>
-
-static const char *probed_func = "sys_open";
-
-/* Return-probe handler: If the probed function fails, log the return value. */
-static int ret_handler(struct kretprobe_instance *ri, struct pt_regs *regs)
-{
- int retval = regs_return_value(regs);
- if (retval < 0) {
- printk("%s returns %d\n", probed_func, retval);
- }
- return 0;
-}
-
-static struct kretprobe my_kretprobe = {
- .handler = ret_handler,
- /* Probe up to 20 instances concurrently. */
- .maxactive = 20
-};
-
-static int __init kretprobe_init(void)
-{
- int ret;
- my_kretprobe.kp.symbol_name = (char *)probed_func;
-
- if ((ret = register_kretprobe(&my_kretprobe)) < 0) {
- printk("register_kretprobe failed, returned %d\n", ret);
- return -1;
- }
- printk("Planted return probe at %p\n", my_kretprobe.kp.addr);
- return 0;
-}
-
-static void __exit kretprobe_exit(void)
-{
- unregister_kretprobe(&my_kretprobe);
- printk("kretprobe unregistered\n");
- /* nmissed > 0 suggests that maxactive was set too low. */
- printk("Missed probing %d instances of %s\n",
- my_kretprobe.nmissed, probed_func);
-}
-
-module_init(kretprobe_init)
-module_exit(kretprobe_exit)
-MODULE_LICENSE("GPL");
------ cut here -----
-
-Build and insert the kernel module as shown in the above kprobe
-example. You will see the trace data in /var/log/messages and on the
-console whenever sys_open() returns a negative value. (Some messages
-may be suppressed if syslogd is configured to eliminate duplicate
-messages.)
+See samples/kprobes/kretprobe_example.c.

For additional information on Kprobes, refer to the following URLs:
http://www-106.ibm.com/developerworks/library/l-kprobes.html?ca=dgr-lnxw42Kprobe
Index: linux-2.6.23/samples/kprobes/jprobe_example.c
===================================================================
--- /dev/null
+++ linux-2.6.23/samples/kprobes/jprobe_example.c
@@ -0,0 +1,64 @@
+/*
+ * Here's a sample kernel module showing the use of jprobes to dump
+ * the arguments of do_fork().
+ *
+ * Build and insert the kernel module as done in the kprobe example.
+ * You will see the trace data in /var/log/messages and on the
+ * console whenever do_fork() is invoked to create a new process.
+ * (Some messages may be suppressed if syslogd is configured to
+ * eliminate duplicate messages.)
+ */
+
+#include <linux/kernel.h>
+#include <linux/module.h>
+#include <linux/kprobes.h>
+
+/*
+ * Jumper probe for do_fork.
+ * Mirror principle enables access to arguments of the probed routine
+ * from the probe handler.
+ */
+
+/* Proxy routine having the same arguments as actual do_fork() routine */
+static long jdo_fork(unsigned long clone_flags, unsigned long stack_start,
+ struct pt_regs *regs, unsigned long stack_size,
+ int __user * parent_tidptr, int __user * child_tidptr)
+{
+ printk("jprobe: clone_flags = 0x%lx, stack_size = 0x%lx, regs = 0x%p\n",
+ clone_flags, stack_size, regs);
+
+ /* Always end with a call to jprobe_return(). */
+ jprobe_return();
+ return 0;
+}
+
+static struct jprobe my_jprobe = {
+ .entry = jdo_fork,
+ .kp = {
+ .symbol_name = "do_fork",
+ },
+};
+
+static int __init jprobe_init(void)
+{
+ int ret;
+
+ ret = register_jprobe(&my_jprobe);
+ if (ret < 0) {
+ printk("register_jprobe failed, returned %d\n", ret);
+ return -1;
+ }
+ printk("Planted jprobe at %p, handler addr %p\n",
+ my_jprobe.kp.addr, my_jprobe.entry);
+ return 0;
+}
+
+static void __exit jprobe_exit(void)
+{
+ unregister_jprobe(&my_jprobe);
+ printk("jprobe at %p unregistered\n", my_jprobe.kp.addr);
+}
+
+module_init(jprobe_init)
+module_exit(jprobe_exit)
+MODULE_LICENSE("GPL");
Index: linux-2.6.23/samples/kprobes/kprobe_example.c
===================================================================
--- /dev/null
+++ linux-2.6.23/samples/kprobes/kprobe_example.c
@@ -0,0 +1,89 @@
+/*
+ * NOTE: This example is works on x86 and powerpc.
+ * Here's a sample kernel module showing the use of kprobes to dump a
+ * stack trace and selected registers when do_fork() is called.
+ *
+ * You will see the trace data in /var/log/messages and on the console
+ * whenever do_fork() is invoked to create a new process.
+ */
+
+#include <linux/kernel.h>
+#include <linux/module.h>
+#include <linux/kprobes.h>
+
+/* For each probe you need to allocate a kprobe structure */
+static struct kprobe kp = {
+ .symbol_name = "do_fork",
+};
+
+/* kprobe pre_handler: called just before the probed instruction is executed */
+static int handler_pre(struct kprobe *p, struct pt_regs *regs)
+{
+#ifdef CONFIG_X86_32
+ printk("pre_handler: p->addr = 0x%p, eip = %lx, eflags = 0x%lx\n",
+ p->addr, regs->eip, regs->eflags);
+#endif
+#ifdef CONFIG_X86_64
+ printk("pre_handler: p->addr = 0x%p, rip = %lx, eflags = 0x%lx\n",
+ p->addr, regs->rip, regs->eflags);
+#endif
+#ifdef CONFIG_PPC
+ printk("pre_handler: p->addr = 0x%p, nip = 0x%lx, msr = 0x%lx\n",
+ p->addr, regs->nip, regs->msr);
+#endif
+
+ /* A dump_stack() here will give a stack backtrace */
+ return 0;
+}
+
+/* kprobe post_handler: called after the probed instruction is executed */
+static void handler_post(struct kprobe *p, struct pt_regs *regs, unsigned long flags)
+{
+#if defined(CONFIG_X86_32) || defined(CONFIG_X86_64)
+ printk("post_handler: p->addr = 0x%p, eflags = 0x%lx\n",
+ p->addr, regs->eflags);
+#endif
+#ifdef CONFIG_PPC
+ printk("post_handler: p->addr = 0x%p, msr = 0x%lx\n",
+ p->addr, regs->msr);
+#endif
+}
+
+/*
+ * fault_handler: this is called if an exception is generated for any
+ * instruction within the pre- or post-handler, or when Kprobes
+ * single-steps the probed instruction.
+ */
+static int handler_fault(struct kprobe *p, struct pt_regs *regs, int trapnr)
+{
+ printk("fault_handler: p->addr = 0x%p, trap #%dn",
+ p->addr, trapnr);
+ /* Return 0 because we don't handle the fault. */
+ return 0;
+}
+
+static int __init kprobe_init(void)
+{
+ int ret;
+ kp.pre_handler = handler_pre;
+ kp.post_handler = handler_post;
+ kp.fault_handler = handler_fault;
+
+ ret = register_kprobe(&kp);
+ if (ret < 0) {
+ printk("register_kprobe failed, returned %d\n", ret);
+ return ret;
+ }
+ printk("Planted kprobe at %p\n", kp.addr);
+ return 0;
+}
+
+static void __exit kprobe_exit(void)
+{
+ unregister_kprobe(&kp);
+ printk("kprobe at %p unregistered\n", kp.addr);
+}
+
+module_init(kprobe_init)
+module_exit(kprobe_exit)
+MODULE_LICENSE("GPL");
Index: linux-2.6.23/samples/kprobes/kretprobe_example.c
===================================================================
--- /dev/null
+++ linux-2.6.23/samples/kprobes/kretprobe_example.c
@@ -0,0 +1,59 @@
+/*
+ * Here's a sample kernel module showing the use of return probes to
+ * report the return value from do_fork().
+ *
+ * Build and insert the kernel module as done in the kprobe example.
+ * You will see the trace data in /var/log/messages and on the console
+ * whenever sys_open() returns a negative value. (Some messages
+ * may be suppressed if syslogd is configured to eliminate duplicate
+ * messages.)
+ */
+
+#include <linux/kernel.h>
+#include <linux/module.h>
+#include <linux/kprobes.h>
+
+/* Return-probe handler: If the probed function fails, log the return value. */
+static int ret_handler(struct kretprobe_instance *ri, struct pt_regs *regs)
+{
+ int retval = regs_return_value(regs);
+
+ printk("do_fork returns %d\n", retval);
+ return 0;
+}
+
+static struct kretprobe my_kretprobe = {
+ .handler = ret_handler,
+ .kp = {
+ .symbol_name = "do_fork",
+ },
+ /* Probe up to 20 instances concurrently. */
+ .maxactive = 20,
+};
+
+static int __init kretprobe_init(void)
+{
+ int ret;
+
+ ret = register_kretprobe(&my_kretprobe);
+ if (ret < 0) {
+ printk("register_kretprobe failed, returned %d\n", ret);
+ return -1;
+ }
+ printk("Planted return probe at %p\n", my_kretprobe.kp.addr);
+ return 0;
+}
+
+static void __exit kretprobe_exit(void)
+{
+ unregister_kretprobe(&my_kretprobe);
+ printk("kretprobe at %p unregistered\n", my_kretprobe.kp.addr);
+
+ /* nmissed > 0 suggests that maxactive was set too low. */
+ printk("Missed probing %d instances of do_fork()\n",
+ my_kretprobe.nmissed);
+}
+
+module_init(kretprobe_init)
+module_exit(kretprobe_exit)
+MODULE_LICENSE("GPL");
Index: linux-2.6.23/samples/Kconfig
===================================================================
--- linux-2.6.23.orig/samples/Kconfig
+++ linux-2.6.23/samples/Kconfig
@@ -13,4 +13,10 @@ config SAMPLE_MARKERS
help
This build markers example modules.

+config SAMPLE_KPROBES
+ tristate "Build kprobes examples -- loadable modules only"
+ depends on KPROBES && m
+ help
+ This build several kprobes example modules.
+
endif # SAMPLES
Index: linux-2.6.23/samples/Makefile
===================================================================
--- linux-2.6.23.orig/samples/Makefile
+++ linux-2.6.23/samples/Makefile
@@ -1,3 +1,3 @@
# Makefile for Linux samples code

-obj-$(CONFIG_SAMPLES) += markers/
+obj-$(CONFIG_SAMPLES) += markers/ kprobes/
Index: linux-2.6.23/samples/kprobes/Makefile
===================================================================
--- /dev/null
+++ linux-2.6.23/samples/kprobes/Makefile
@@ -0,0 +1,5 @@
+# builds the kprobes example kernel modules;
+# then to use one (as root): insmod <module_name.ko>
+
+obj-$(CONFIG_SAMPLE_KPROBES) += kprobe_example.o jprobe_example.o \
+ kretprobe_example.o
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