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Subject[PATCH 4/7] ftrace, PPC: use probe_kernel API to modify code
Impact: use cleaner probe_kernel API over assembly

Using probe_kernel_read/write interface is a much cleaner approach
than the current assembly version.

Signed-off-by: Steven Rostedt <srostedt@redhat.com>
---
arch/powerpc/kernel/ftrace.c | 53 ++++++++++++++++-------------------------
1 files changed, 21 insertions(+), 32 deletions(-)

diff --git a/arch/powerpc/kernel/ftrace.c b/arch/powerpc/kernel/ftrace.c
index aa5d0b2..3852919 100644
--- a/arch/powerpc/kernel/ftrace.c
+++ b/arch/powerpc/kernel/ftrace.c
@@ -9,6 +9,7 @@

#include <linux/spinlock.h>
#include <linux/hardirq.h>
+#include <linux/uaccess.h>
#include <linux/ftrace.h>
#include <linux/percpu.h>
#include <linux/init.h>
@@ -72,45 +73,33 @@ static int
ftrace_modify_code(unsigned long ip, unsigned char *old_code,
unsigned char *new_code)
{
- unsigned replaced;
- unsigned old = *(unsigned *)old_code;
- unsigned new = *(unsigned *)new_code;
- int faulted = 0;
+ unsigned char replaced[MCOUNT_INSN_SIZE];

/*
* Note: Due to modules and __init, code can
* disappear and change, we need to protect against faulting
- * as well as code changing.
+ * as well as code changing. We do this by using the
+ * probe_kernel_* functions.
*
* No real locking needed, this code is run through
- * kstop_machine.
+ * kstop_machine, or before SMP starts.
*/
- asm volatile (
- "1: lwz %1, 0(%2)\n"
- " cmpw %1, %5\n"
- " bne 2f\n"
- " stwu %3, 0(%2)\n"
- "2:\n"
- ".section .fixup, \"ax\"\n"
- "3: li %0, 1\n"
- " b 2b\n"
- ".previous\n"
- ".section __ex_table,\"a\"\n"
- _ASM_ALIGN "\n"
- _ASM_PTR "1b, 3b\n"
- ".previous"
- : "=r"(faulted), "=r"(replaced)
- : "r"(ip), "r"(new),
- "0"(faulted), "r"(old)
- : "memory");
-
- if (replaced != old && replaced != new)
- faulted = 2;
-
- if (!faulted)
- flush_icache_range(ip, ip + 8);
-
- return faulted;
+
+ /* read the text we want to modify */
+ if (probe_kernel_read(replaced, (void *)ip, MCOUNT_INSN_SIZE))
+ return -EFAULT;
+
+ /* Make sure it is what we expect it to be */
+ if (memcmp(replaced, old_code, MCOUNT_INSN_SIZE) != 0)
+ return -EINVAL;
+
+ /* replace the text with the new text */
+ if (probe_kernel_write((void *)ip, new_code, MCOUNT_INSN_SIZE))
+ return -EPERM;
+
+ flush_icache_range(ip, ip + 8);
+
+ return 0;
}

static int test_24bit_addr(unsigned long ip, unsigned long addr)
--
1.5.6.5
--


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