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SubjectRe: [PATCH] ARM: mm: Facilitate debugging CONFIG_KUSER_HELPERS disabled
On Thu, Oct 25, 2018 at 11:40 PM Florian Fainelli <f.fainelli@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Some software such as perf makes unconditional use of the special
> [vectors] page which is only provided when CONFIG_KUSER_HELPERS is
> enabled in the kernel.
>
> Facilitate the debugging of such situations by printing a debug message
> to the kernel log showing the task name and the faulting address.
>
> Suggested-by: Russell King <rmk+kernel@armlinux.org.uk>
> Signed-off-by: Florian Fainelli <f.fainelli@gmail.com>
> ---
> arch/arm/mm/fault.c | 5 +++++
> 1 file changed, 5 insertions(+)
>
> diff --git a/arch/arm/mm/fault.c b/arch/arm/mm/fault.c
> index f4ea4c62c613..f17471fbc1c4 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

Just have one doubt, if the condition is "#ifdef CONFIG_KUSER_HELPER"
as commit message suggests the scenario is valid when CONFIG_KUSER_HELPER
is enabled ? No ?

> + if ((sig == SIGSEGV) && ((addr & PAGE_MASK) == 0xffff0000))
> + 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;
> --
> 2.17.1
>

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