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SubjectRe: x86: Add the "print code before the trapping instruction" feature to 64 bit

* Chuck Ebbert <cebbert@redhat.com> wrote:

> > Subject: x86: Add the "print code before the trapping instruction" feature to 64 bit
> > From: Arjan van de Ven <arjan@linux.intel.com>
> >
> > The 32 bit x86 tree has a very useful feature that prints the Code:
> > line for the code even before the trapping instrution (and the start
> > of the trapping instruction is then denoted with a <>).
> > Unfortunately, the 64 bit x86 tree does not yet have this feature,
> > making diagnosing backtraces harder than needed.
> >
> > This patch adds this feature in the same was as the 32 bit tree has
> > (including the same kernel boot parameter), and including a bugfix
> > to make the code use probe_kernel_address() rarther than a buggy
> > (deadlocking) __get_user.
> >
>
> If this get accepted I can stop ignoring x86_64 oops reports...

yep - all of Arjan's patches are in x86.git. (right now with a merge
target of v2.6.25)

Ingo


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