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SubjectRe: [PATCH -tip v5 07/10] kprobes/x86: Support kprobes jump optimization on x86
On 11/23/2009 03:22 PM, Masami Hiramatsu wrote:
>
> This uses stop_machine() for corss modifying code from int3 to jump.
> It doesn't allow us to modify code on NMI/SMI path. However, since
> kprobes itself doesn't support NMI/SMI code probing, it's not a
> problem.
>

I'm a bit confused by the above statement... does that mean you're
poking int3 and *then* do stop_machine()?

-hpa

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