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SubjectRe: [PATCH] tracing: add trace console
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[ Added Peter, Thomas and Andrew ]

On Wed, 2011-11-16 at 11:18 +0100, Johannes Berg wrote:
> From: Johannes Berg <johannes.berg@intel.com>
>
> As described in the Kconfig entry, logging printk
> output is useful to correlate (existing) printk
> debugging with (existing) tracing. The easiest way
> to achieve this is to register a console that just
> calls trace_printk(), which this module does.

I'm good with this. Anyone have any issues with it?

-- Steve

>
> Signed-off-by: Johannes Berg <johannes.berg@intel.com>
> ---
> kernel/trace/Kconfig | 13 ++++++++++
> kernel/trace/Makefile | 2 +
> kernel/trace/trace-console.c | 55 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> 3 files changed, 70 insertions(+)
>
> --- a/kernel/trace/Kconfig 2011-11-16 11:11:27.000000000 +0100
> +++ b/kernel/trace/Kconfig 2011-11-16 11:11:35.000000000 +0100
> @@ -368,6 +368,19 @@ config BLK_DEV_IO_TRACE
>
> If unsure, say N.
>
> +config TRACE_CONSOLE
> + tristate "Support for a tracing console"
> + help
> + Say M (or Y if you must, but this is not recommended) to be able
> + to get a tracing console that puts every kernel message into the
> + tracing infrastructure using trace_printk(). This is useful to
> + correlate (existing) printk debugging with tracing. When using it
> + remember to set the console level, e.g. with "dmesg -n8".
> +
> + The module is called trace-console.
> +
> + Say N if unsure.
> +
> config KPROBE_EVENT
> depends on KPROBES
> depends on HAVE_REGS_AND_STACK_ACCESS_API
> --- a/kernel/trace/Makefile 2011-11-16 11:11:27.000000000 +0100
> +++ b/kernel/trace/Makefile 2011-11-16 11:11:35.000000000 +0100
> @@ -62,4 +62,6 @@ ifeq ($(CONFIG_TRACING),y)
> obj-$(CONFIG_KGDB_KDB) += trace_kdb.o
> endif
>
> +obj-$(CONFIG_TRACE_CONSOLE) += trace-console.o
> +
> libftrace-y := ftrace.o
> --- /dev/null 1970-01-01 00:00:00.000000000 +0000
> +++ b/kernel/trace/trace-console.c 2011-11-16 11:11:35.000000000 +0100
> @@ -0,0 +1,55 @@
> +/*
> + * Copyright (c) 2011 Intel Corporation. All rights reserved.
> + *
> + * This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify
> + * it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by
> + * the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or
> + * (at your option) any later version.
> + *
> + * This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
> + * but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
> + * MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the
> + * GNU General Public License for more details.
> + *
> + * You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License
> + * along with this program; if not, write to the Free Software
> + * Foundation, Inc., 51 Franklin St, Fifth Floor, Boston, MA 02110-1301 USA
> + *
> + * The full GNU General Public License is included in this distribution in
> + * the file called COPYING.
> + *
> + * Author: Johannes Berg <johannes.berg@intel.com>
> + */
> +#include <linux/init.h>
> +#include <linux/module.h>
> +#include <linux/console.h>
> +
> +MODULE_AUTHOR("Johannes Berg <johannes.berg@intel.com>");
> +MODULE_DESCRIPTION("Console driver for tracing");
> +MODULE_LICENSE("GPL");
> +
> +
> +static void trace_msg(struct console *con, const char *msg, unsigned int len)
> +{
> + trace_printk("%*s", len, msg);
> +}
> +
> +static struct console traceconsole = {
> + .name = "tracecon",
> + .flags = CON_ENABLED,
> + .write = trace_msg,
> +};
> +
> +static int __init init_traceconsole(void)
> +{
> + register_console(&traceconsole);
> + return 0;
> +}
> +
> +static void __exit exit_traceconsole(void)
> +{
> + unregister_console(&traceconsole);
> +}
> +
> +module_init(init_traceconsole);
> +module_exit(exit_traceconsole);
>




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