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Subject[PATCH v2 5/5] powerpc: kprobes: emulate instructions on kprobe handler re-entry
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On kprobe handler re-entry, try to emulate the instruction rather than
single stepping always.

As a related change, remove the duplicate saving of msr as that is
already done in set_current_kprobe()

Acked-by: Ananth N Mavinakayanahalli <ananth@linux.vnet.ibm.com>
Signed-off-by: Naveen N. Rao <naveen.n.rao@linux.vnet.ibm.com>
---
arch/powerpc/kernel/kprobes.c | 9 ++++++++-
1 file changed, 8 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/arch/powerpc/kernel/kprobes.c b/arch/powerpc/kernel/kprobes.c
index 8b48f7d046bd..005bd4a75902 100644
--- a/arch/powerpc/kernel/kprobes.c
+++ b/arch/powerpc/kernel/kprobes.c
@@ -273,10 +273,17 @@ int __kprobes kprobe_handler(struct pt_regs *regs)
*/
save_previous_kprobe(kcb);
set_current_kprobe(p, regs, kcb);
- kcb->kprobe_saved_msr = regs->msr;
kprobes_inc_nmissed_count(p);
prepare_singlestep(p, regs);
kcb->kprobe_status = KPROBE_REENTER;
+ if (p->ainsn.boostable >= 0) {
+ ret = try_to_emulate(p, regs);
+
+ if (ret > 0) {
+ restore_previous_kprobe(kcb);
+ return 1;
+ }
+ }
return 1;
} else {
if (*addr != BREAKPOINT_INSTRUCTION) {
--
2.12.1
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