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SubjectRe: ftrace introduces instability into kernel 2.6.27(-rc2,-rc3)
Benjamin Herrenschmidt wrote:
>> Ok, there are two cases where it's ok :
>>
>> 1 - in stop_machine, considering we are not touching code executed in
>> NMI handlers.
>> 2 - when using my replace_instruction_safe() which uses a temporary
>> breakpoint when doing the instruction replacement.
>>
>> In those cases you could use text_poke_early().
>>
>
> Note that vmap/vunmap will be very slow.
>

Don't we have Nick's speedups now?

J


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