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SubjectRe: Wrong module .text address in 4.16.0
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Can this be related to 
commit ef0010a30935de4e0211cbc7bdffc30446cdee9b
vsprintf: don't use 'restricted_pointer()' when not restricting
and related commits?


To me it looks like %pk is always printing the hash, but never the real pointer -
no matter what kernel.kptr_restrict says.



On 04/16/2018 08:23 AM, Christian Borntraeger wrote:
> FWIW, this breaks at least perf capability to resolve module symbols.
> Adding some more CCs for perf and module.
>
>
> On 04/16/2018 07:51 AM, Thomas-Mich Richter wrote:
>> I just installed 4.16.0 and discovered the module .text address is
>> wrong. It happens on s390 and x86 platforms. I have not tested others.
>>
>> Here is the issue, I have used module qeth_l2 on s390 which is the
>> ethernet device driver:
>>
>> root@s35lp76 ~]# lsmod
>> Module Size Used by
>> qeth_l2 94208 1
>> ...
>>
>> [root@s35lp76 ~]# cat /proc/modules | egrep '^qeth_l2'
>> qeth_l2 94208 1 - Live 0x000003ff80401000 <---- This is the correct address in memory
>> [root@s35lp76 ~]# cat /sys/module/qeth_l2/sections/.text
>> 0x0000000018ea8363 <---- This is the wrong address
>> [root@s35lp76 ~]#
>>
>> File /sys/module/qeth_l2/sections/.text displays a very strange
>> address which is definitely wrong. It should be something like
>> 0x000003ff80401xxx.
>>
>> Same on x86.
>>
>> I have checked file kernel/module.c function add_sect_attrs()
>> and it calls module_sect_show() when the sysfs file is read.
>> And module_sect_show() uses
>>
>> sprintf(buf, "0x%pK\n", (void *)sattr->address);
>>
>> and my sysctl setting should be correct:
>> [root@s35lp76 linux]# sysctl -a | fgrep kernel.kptr_restrict
>> kernel.kptr_restrict = 0
>> [root@s35lp76 linux]#
>>
>> I wonder if somebody else has seen this issue?
>> Ideas how to fix this?
>>
>> Thanks
>>

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