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SubjectRe: KGTP (Linux Kernel debugger and tracer) 20111111 release (Android support OK)
Hi Geunsik,

I just add a new patch gtp_3.0_to_upstream.patch that can patch Linux
Kernel from 3.0 to upstream in kgtp trunk.
I think maybe it can handle your issue.

Could you help me try it?

Thanks,
Hui

On Tue, Dec 13, 2011 at 09:36, Geunsik Lim <leemgs1@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 12, 2011 at 11:05 PM, Hui Zhu <teawater@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi Geunsik,
>>
>> Thanks for your patch.
>> But  Kernel upstream:
>> struct perf_event *
>> perf_event_create_kernel_counter(struct perf_event_attr *attr, int cpu,
>>                                 struct task_struct *task,
>>                                 perf_overflow_handler_t overflow_handler,
>>                                 void *context)
>>
>> I am sorry that gtp.patch is just for the Kernel upstream (Actually,
>> it just for review).
>>
>> I suggest you use LKM if it is OK for you.
> As you mentioned, LKM is normal in my experience.
> But, In embedded environment, built-in kernel including KGTP is important
> to debugging instantly without any manipulation and  to review according to
> volunteers easily.
>
>>
>> If you want include KGTP into your kernel tree or something, maybe I
>> can supply a special patch for you.
> I think that you can just append exception handling to solve this
> issue like belows.
> Or, I will suggest for you will keep kgtp-3.1.1.patch  without
> kgtp.patch like linux-kernel-rt patch for each kernel version
>
> ====
> diff --git a/lib/gtp.c b/lib/gtp.c
> index 9bdf82c..6253811 100644
> --- a/lib/gtp.c
> +++ b/lib/gtp.c
> @@ -4477,10 +4477,17 @@ restart:
>                        continue;
>
>                /* Get event.  */
> +#if LINUX_VERSION_CODE >= KERNEL_VERSION(3, 1, 0)
>                tve->pts->event =
>                        perf_event_create_kernel_counter(&(tve->pts->attr),
>                                                         tve->pts->cpu,
>                                                         NULL, NULL, NULL);
> +#else
> +               tve->pts->event =
> +                       perf_event_create_kernel_counter(&(tve->pts->attr),
> +                                                        tve->pts->cpu,
> +                                                        NULL, NULL);
> +#endif
>                if (IS_ERR(tve->pts->event)) {
>                        int     ret = PTR_ERR(tve->pts->event);
>
> ====
>
>>
>> BTW looks I need release an gtp_auto.patch that can patch to most of
>> Linux kernel.
>>
>> Thanks,
>> Hui
>>
>> On Mon, Dec 12, 2011 at 19:13, Geunsik Lim <leemgs1@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> On Mon, Nov 14, 2011 at 2:15 PM, Hui Zhu <teawater@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> KGTP is a realtime and lightweight Linux Kernel GDB debugger and tracer.
>>>>
>>>> It makes Linux Kernel supply a GDB remote debug interface. Then GDB in
>>>> current machine or remote machine can debug and trace Linux through
>>>> GDB tracepoint without stopping the Linux Kernel.
>>>> And even if the board doesn't have GDB on it and doesn't have
>>>> interface for remote debug. It can debug the Linux Kernel using
>>>> offline debug.
>>>> Now, it supports X86-32, X86-64, MIPS and ARM.
>>>>
>>>> Now, KGTP 20111111 release.
>>>>
>>>> The change of this release is:
>>>> Add a doc for use KGTP with Android in
>>>> https://code.google.com/p/kgtp/wiki/HowToUseKGTPinAndroid
>>>> post_handler will make kprobes-optimization cannot be used. So make
>>>> gtp_kp_post_handler be call only when tpe->step is true.
>>>> Make rdtsc_current to x86 special.
>>>> Register easy Kprobe handler to speed up it when no tracepoint access
>>>> $cooked_clock, $cooked_rdtsc or "pc_pe" tvariable.
>>>> Fix a bug of ARM build.
>>>> To get other change info please goto https://code.google.com/p/kgtp/wiki/UPDATE
>>>>
>>>> According to the comments of Christoph.  I make a patch for Linux
>>>> Kernel and make it looks OK with checkpatch.pl.  The file gtp.patch is
>>>> include in the source of KGTP code.
>>> Dear Hui Zhu,
>>>
>>> Recently, I synchronized KGTP kernel source with svn 838 to test
>>> built-in kernel
>>> after adjusting recent bug-fix. I still had a compilation error.
>>> Please, adjust the below patch content to support  X86/ARM
>>> architecture normally.
>>>
>>> ==========
>>> From 39d58cc7dab8df5e57fa106e8e7f00e562b45212 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
>>> From: Geunsik Lim <geunsik.lim@samsung.com>
>>> Date: Mon, 10 Dec 2011 18:08:03 +0900
>>> Subject: [PATCH] Modify perf related func interface.
>>>
>>> Signed-off-by: Geunsik Lim <geunsik.lim@samsung.com>
>>> Signed-off-by: Kyungmin Park <kyungmin.park@samsung.com>
>>> ---
>>>  lib/gtp.c |    2 +-
>>>  1 files changed, 1 insertions(+), 1 deletions(-)
>>>
>>> diff --git a/lib/gtp.c b/lib/gtp.c
>>> index 9bdf82c..9a2670e 100644
>>> --- a/lib/gtp.c
>>> +++ b/lib/gtp.c
>>> @@ -4480,7 +4480,7 @@ restart:
>>>                tve->pts->event =
>>>                        perf_event_create_kernel_counter(&(tve->pts->attr),
>>>                                                         tve->pts->cpu,
>>> -                                                        NULL, NULL, NULL);
>>> +                                                        NULL, NULL);
>>>                if (IS_ERR(tve->pts->event)) {
>>>                        int     ret = PTR_ERR(tve->pts->event);
>>>
>>> --
>>> 1.7.3.4
>>> ==========
>>>
>>> Thank you for your contribution for embedded kernel debugging
>>>
>>>>
>>>> Thanks,
>>>> Hui
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