On Wed, 15 Feb 2012 12:46:03 +0530
Prashanth Nageshappa wrote:
> register_kprobe() aborts if the address of the new request falls in a
> prohibited area (such as ftrace pouch, __kprobes annotated functions,
I'm sitting here wondering what you meant to type when you typed
"ftrace pouch". I'm stumped! But you're not allowed to tell us - that
would take all the fun out of it.
> non-kernel text addresses, jump label text). We however don't return the
> right error on this abort, resulting in a silent failure - incorrect
> adding/reporting of kprobes ('perf probe do_fork+18' or
> 'perf probe mcount' for instance).
> In V2 we are incorporating Masami Hiramatsu's feedback.
> This patch fixes it by returning -EINVAL upon failure.
> While we are here, rename the label used for exit to be more appropriate.
> Signed-off-by: Ananth N Mavinakayanahalli
> Signed-off-by: Prashanth K Nageshappa
> Cc: [email protected]
So we want this for 3.3 with a -stable backport.