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SubjectRe: [GIT PULL] tracing/kprobes: Add dynamic tracepoints + instruction decoder
Frederic Weisbecker wrote:
> Ingo,
>
> This is the kprobes tracing pile of patches. I've tested it
> successfully by setting some kprobes through debugfs by hand.
>
> It brings no known regressions.
>
> However, the stress test provided by Masami have revealed some
> unstable points. Some symbols are unsafe to probe and raise
> probing recursion.
>
> I've added a tiny patch in the series that helps identifying the
> kprobe that has raised such situation.
> For example it has learned me today that it's unsafe to trace
> ret_from_exception() (obviously: it's on the int 3 handler path).

Thank you, Frederic.

I'm currently fixing those problems on x86-64 (on kvm).
I'll also check it on x86-32, and fix it.

Thanks

> Anyway, we have all the tools to debug that and easily find the
> fragile points to probe. It's then just a matter of investigation
> and stress tests now.
>
> And because the pile of patches becomes big enough, I've thought it
> could be time to do a pull request for -tip for it to have a
> private branch and get fixes over the time.
>
> Tell me if that's a problem and we can delay the pull request until
> we fix the recursive points problems.
>
> Thanks,
> Frederic.
>
> The following changes since commit 35dce1a99d010f3d738af4ce1b9b77302fdfe69c:
> Ingo Molnar (1):
> Merge branch 'tracing/core' of git://git.kernel.org/.../frederic/random-tracing into tracing/core
>
> are available in the git repository at:
>
> git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/frederic/random-tracing.git
> tracing/kprobes
>
> Frederic Weisbecker (1):
> tracing/kprobes: Dump the culprit kprobe in case of kprobe recursion
>
> Masami Hiramatsu (17):
> x86: Instruction decoder API
> x86: X86 instruction decoder build-time selftest
> kprobes: Checks probe address is instruction boudary on x86
> kprobes: Cleanup fix_riprel() using insn decoder on x86
> x86: Add pt_regs register and stack access APIs
> tracing: Ftrace dynamic ftrace_event_call support
> tracing: Introduce TRACE_FIELD_ZERO() macro
> tracing: Add kprobe-based event tracer
> tracing: Add kprobe-based event tracer documentation
> tracing: Kprobe-tracer supports more than 6 arguments
> tracing: Generate names for each kprobe event automatically
> tracing: Kprobe tracer assigns new event ids for each event
> tracing: Add kprobes event profiling interface
> x86: Fix x86 instruction decoder selftest to check only .text
> x86: Check awk features before generating inat-tables.c
> tracing/kprobes: Fix format typo in trace_kprobes
> tracing/kprobes: Change trace_arg to probe_arg
>
> Documentation/trace/kprobetrace.txt | 148 ++++
> arch/x86/Kconfig.debug | 9 +
> arch/x86/Makefile | 3 +
> arch/x86/include/asm/inat.h | 188 ++++++
> arch/x86/include/asm/inat_types.h | 29 +
> arch/x86/include/asm/insn.h | 143 ++++
> arch/x86/include/asm/ptrace.h | 62 ++
> arch/x86/kernel/kprobes.c | 209 +++---
> arch/x86/kernel/ptrace.c | 112 +++
> arch/x86/lib/Makefile | 13 +
> arch/x86/lib/inat.c | 78 +++
> arch/x86/lib/insn.c | 464 +++++++++++++
> arch/x86/lib/x86-opcode-map.txt | 719 ++++++++++++++++++++
> arch/x86/tools/Makefile | 15 +
> arch/x86/tools/distill.awk | 42 ++
> arch/x86/tools/gen-insn-attr-x86.awk | 334 +++++++++
> arch/x86/tools/test_get_len.c | 113 ++++
> include/linux/ftrace_event.h | 19 +-
> include/linux/kprobes.h | 2 +
> include/linux/syscalls.h | 4 +-
> include/trace/ftrace.h | 16 +-
> include/trace/syscall.h | 11 +-
> kernel/kprobes.c | 7 +
> kernel/trace/Kconfig | 12 +
> kernel/trace/Makefile | 1 +
> kernel/trace/trace.h | 24 +
> kernel/trace/trace_event_types.h | 4 +-
> kernel/trace/trace_events.c | 121 +++-
> kernel/trace/trace_export.c | 34 +-
> kernel/trace/trace_kprobe.c | 1231 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> kernel/trace/trace_syscalls.c | 20 +-
> 31 files changed, 3991 insertions(+), 196 deletions(-)
> create mode 100644 Documentation/trace/kprobetrace.txt
> create mode 100644 arch/x86/include/asm/inat.h
> create mode 100644 arch/x86/include/asm/inat_types.h
> create mode 100644 arch/x86/include/asm/insn.h
> create mode 100644 arch/x86/lib/inat.c
> create mode 100644 arch/x86/lib/insn.c
> create mode 100644 arch/x86/lib/x86-opcode-map.txt
> create mode 100644 arch/x86/tools/Makefile
> create mode 100644 arch/x86/tools/distill.awk
> create mode 100644 arch/x86/tools/gen-insn-attr-x86.awk
> create mode 100644 arch/x86/tools/test_get_len.c
> create mode 100644 kernel/trace/trace_kprobe.c

--
Masami Hiramatsu

Software Engineer
Hitachi Computer Products (America), Inc.
Software Solutions Division

e-mail: mhiramat@redhat.com



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