Re: [patch 1/4] Kprobes support for IA64

From: Keith Owens <kaos_at_sgi.com>
Date: 2005-05-24 15:40:40
On Mon, 23 May 2005 08:39:07 -0700, 
Anil S Keshavamurthy <anil.s.keshavamurthy@intel.com> wrote:
>
>This patch adds the kdebug die notification mechanism needed by Kprobes.
> 	      case 0: /* unknown error (used by GCC for __builtin_abort()) */
>+		if (notify_die(DIE_BREAK, "kprobe", regs, break_num, TRAP_BRKPT, SIGTRAP)
>+			       	== NOTIFY_STOP) {
>+			return;
>+		}
> 		die_if_kernel("bugcheck!", regs, break_num);
> 		sig = SIGILL; code = ILL_ILLOPC;
> 		break;

Nit pick.  Any break instruction in a B slot will set break_num 0, so
you cannot tell if the break was inserted by kprobe or by another
debugger.  Setting the string to "kprobe" is misleading here, change it
to "break 0".

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Received on Tue May 24 01:41:38 2005

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