lkml.org 
[lkml]   [2012]   [Sep]   [14]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
Patch in this message
/
Date
From
Subject[tip:perf/core] ftrace/x86-64: Allow to change RIP in handlers
Commit-ID:  47d5a5f88b9d25d6464c9b60c28f391e84e3ed65
Gitweb: http://git.kernel.org/tip/47d5a5f88b9d25d6464c9b60c28f391e84e3ed65
Author: Steven Rostedt <rostedt@goodmis.org>
AuthorDate: Wed, 5 Sep 2012 23:31:18 +0900
Committer: Steven Rostedt <rostedt@goodmis.org>
CommitDate: Thu, 13 Sep 2012 22:52:10 -0400

ftrace/x86-64: Allow to change RIP in handlers

Allow ftrace handlers to change RIP register (regs->ip)
in handlers. This will allow handlers to call another
function instead of original function.

Link: http://lkml.kernel.org/r/20120905143118.10329.5078.stgit@localhost.localdomain

Cc: Peter Zijlstra <a.p.zijlstra@chello.nl>
Cc: Frederic Weisbecker <fweisbec@gmail.com>
Cc: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>
Cc: "H. Peter Anvin" <hpa@zytor.com>
Signed-off-by: Masami Hiramatsu <masami.hiramatsu.pt@hitachi.com>
Signed-off-by: Steven Rostedt <rostedt@goodmis.org>
---
arch/x86/kernel/entry_64.S | 4 ++++
1 files changed, 4 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)
diff --git a/arch/x86/kernel/entry_64.S b/arch/x86/kernel/entry_64.S
index ed767b7..e9cc2b3 100644
--- a/arch/x86/kernel/entry_64.S
+++ b/arch/x86/kernel/entry_64.S
@@ -165,6 +165,10 @@ GLOBAL(ftrace_regs_call)
movq EFLAGS(%rsp), %rax
movq %rax, SS(%rsp)

+ /* Handlers can change the RIP */
+ movq RIP(%rsp), %rax
+ movq %rax, SS+8(%rsp)
+
/* restore the rest of pt_regs */
movq R15(%rsp), %r15
movq R14(%rsp), %r14

\
 
 \ /
  Last update: 2012-09-14 16:41    [from the cache]
©2003-2011 Jasper Spaans