lkml.org 
[lkml]   [2020]   [Dec]   [1]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
Patch in this message
/
Date
From
Subject[for-linus][PATCH 09/12] tracing: Fix alignment of static buffer
From: Minchan Kim <minchan@kernel.org>

With 5.9 kernel on ARM64, I found ftrace_dump output was broken but
it had no problem with normal output "cat /sys/kernel/debug/tracing/trace".

With investigation, it seems coping the data into temporal buffer seems to
break the align binary printf expects if the static buffer is not aligned
with 4-byte. IIUC, get_arg in bstr_printf expects that args has already
right align to be decoded and seq_buf_bprintf says ``the arguments are saved
in a 32bit word array that is defined by the format string constraints``.
So if we don't keep the align under copy to temporal buffer, the output
will be broken by shifting some bytes.

This patch fixes it.

Link: https://lkml.kernel.org/r/20201125225654.1618966-1-minchan@kernel.org

Cc: <stable@vger.kernel.org>
Fixes: 8e99cf91b99bb ("tracing: Do not allocate buffer in trace_find_next_entry() in atomic")
Signed-off-by: Namhyung Kim <namhyung@kernel.org>
Signed-off-by: Minchan Kim <minchan@kernel.org>
Signed-off-by: Steven Rostedt (VMware) <rostedt@goodmis.org>
---
kernel/trace/trace.c | 2 +-
1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/kernel/trace/trace.c b/kernel/trace/trace.c
index 410cfeb16db5..7d53c5bdea3e 100644
--- a/kernel/trace/trace.c
+++ b/kernel/trace/trace.c
@@ -3534,7 +3534,7 @@ __find_next_entry(struct trace_iterator *iter, int *ent_cpu,
}

#define STATIC_TEMP_BUF_SIZE 128
-static char static_temp_buf[STATIC_TEMP_BUF_SIZE];
+static char static_temp_buf[STATIC_TEMP_BUF_SIZE] __aligned(4);

/* Find the next real entry, without updating the iterator itself */
struct trace_entry *trace_find_next_entry(struct trace_iterator *iter,
--
2.28.0

\
 
 \ /
  Last update: 2020-12-01 17:07    [W:0.358 / U:2.824 seconds]
©2003-2020 Jasper Spaans|hosted at Digital Ocean and TransIP|Read the blog|Advertise on this site