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SubjectRe: [PATCH 2/2] perf tests: Add a test for the ARM 32-bit [vectors] page
On Thu, Oct 25, 2018 at 10:53:12AM -0700, Florian Fainelli wrote:
> Something like this below? It does not have to be an alternative
> solution, I would find it useful for perf to make sure the vectors page
> is present in the virtual address space by having an explicit test. perf
> maintains, what do you think?

Yep, I'd swap the two tests merely because the check for 'sig' will be
slightly cheaper than the mask-and-test of addr, but it probably doesn't
make that much difference.

>
> diff --git a/arch/arm/mm/fault.c b/arch/arm/mm/fault.c
> index f4ea4c62c613..b045b48d368d 100644
> --- a/arch/arm/mm/fault.c
> +++ b/arch/arm/mm/fault.c
> @@ -173,6 +173,11 @@ __do_user_fault(struct task_struct *tsk, unsigned
> long addr,
> show_regs(regs);
> }
> #endif
> +#ifndef CONFIG_KUSER_HELPERS
> + if (((addr & PAGE_MASK) == 0xffff0000) && (sig == SIGSEGV))
> + printk(KERN_DEBUG "%s: CONFIG_KUSER_HELPERS disabled at
> 0x%08lx\n",
> + tsk->comm, addr);
> +#endif
>
> tsk->thread.address = addr;
> tsk->thread.error_code = fsr;
>
>
> >
> > BTW, I note that the help text for CONFIG_KUSER_HELPERS needs to be
> > updated.
> >
>
>
> --
> Florian

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