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From: Guo Ren <guoren@kernel.org>
To: Masami Hiramatsu <mhiramat@kernel.org>
Cc: "Palmer Dabbelt" <palmerdabbelt@google.com>,
	"Paul Walmsley" <paul.walmsley@sifive.com>,
	"Oleg Nesterov" <oleg@redhat.com>,
	linux-riscv <linux-riscv@lists.infradead.org>,
	"Linux Kernel Mailing List" <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	"Anup Patel" <anup@brainfault.org>,
	linux-csky@vger.kernel.org,
	"Greentime Hu" <greentime.hu@sifive.com>,
	"Zong Li" <zong.li@sifive.com>, "Patrick Stählin" <me@packi.ch>,
	"Björn Töpel" <bjorn.topel@gmail.com>,
	"Guo Ren" <guoren@linux.alibaba.com>,
	"Pekka Enberg" <penberg@kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v3 6/7] riscv: Add KPROBES_ON_FTRACE supported
Date: Wed, 22 Jul 2020 16:39:53 +0800
Message-ID: <CAJF2gTTM6fsK5A9CKFkEhCC3hdsM8bCfBh613ohvM50fTLc5cw@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20200721222701.3074315f6a9f6c42c5963f40@kernel.org>

Hi Masami,

On Tue, Jul 21, 2020 at 9:27 PM Masami Hiramatsu <mhiramat@kernel.org> wrote:
>
> On Wed, 15 Jul 2020 00:24:54 +0800
> Guo Ren <guoren@kernel.org> wrote:
>
> > Thx Masami,
> >
> > On Tue, Jul 14, 2020 at 7:38 PM Masami Hiramatsu <mhiramat@kernel.org> wrote:
> > >
> > > On Mon, 13 Jul 2020 23:39:21 +0000
> > > guoren@kernel.org wrote:
> > >
> > > > From: Guo Ren <guoren@linux.alibaba.com>
> > > >
> > > > This patch adds support for kprobes on ftrace call sites to avoids
> > > > much of the overhead with regular kprobes. Try it with simple
> > > > steps:
> > > >
> > > > 1. Get _do_fork ftrace call site.
> > > > Dump of assembler code for function _do_fork:
> > > >    0xffffffe00020af64 <+0>:     addi    sp,sp,-128
> > > >    0xffffffe00020af66 <+2>:     sd      s0,112(sp)
> > > >    0xffffffe00020af68 <+4>:     sd      ra,120(sp)
> > > >    0xffffffe00020af6a <+6>:     addi    s0,sp,128
> > > >    0xffffffe00020af6c <+8>:     sd      s1,104(sp)
> > > >    0xffffffe00020af6e <+10>:    sd      s2,96(sp)
> > > >    0xffffffe00020af70 <+12>:    sd      s3,88(sp)
> > > >    0xffffffe00020af72 <+14>:    sd      s4,80(sp)
> > > >    0xffffffe00020af74 <+16>:    sd      s5,72(sp)
> > > >    0xffffffe00020af76 <+18>:    sd      s6,64(sp)
> > > >    0xffffffe00020af78 <+20>:    sd      s7,56(sp)
> > > >    0xffffffe00020af7a <+22>:    mv      s4,a0
> > > >    0xffffffe00020af7c <+24>:    mv      a0,ra
> > > >    0xffffffe00020af7e <+26>:    nop   <<<<<<<< here!
> > > >    0xffffffe00020af82 <+30>:    nop
> > > >    0xffffffe00020af86 <+34>:    ld      s3,0(s4)
> > > >
> > > > 2. Set _do_fork+26 as the kprobe.
> > > >   echo 'p:myprobe _do_fork+26 dfd=%a0 filename=%a1 flags=%a2 mode=+4($stack)' > /sys/kernel/debug/tracing/kprobe_events
> > > >   echo 1 > /sys/kernel/debug/tracing/events/kprobes/enable
> > > >   cat /sys/kernel/debug/tracing/trace
> > > >   tracer: nop
> > > >
> > > >   entries-in-buffer/entries-written: 3/3   #P:1
> > > >
> > > >                                _-----=> irqs-off
> > > >                               / _----=> need-resched
> > > >                              | / _---=> hardirq/softirq
> > > >                              || / _--=> preempt-depth
> > > >                              ||| /     delay
> > > >             TASK-PID   CPU#  ||||    TIMESTAMP  FUNCTION
> > > >                | |       |   ||||       |         |
> > > >               sh-87    [000] ....   551.557031: myprobe: (_do_fork+0x1a/0x2e6) dfd=0xffffffe00020af7e filename=0xffffffe00020b34e flags=0xffffffe00101e7c0 mode=0x20af86ffffffe0
> > > >
> > > >   cat /sys/kernel/debug/kprobes/list
> > > > ffffffe00020af7e  k  _do_fork+0x1a    [FTRACE]
> > > >                                        ^^^^^^
> > >
> > > Hmm, this seems fentry is not supported on RISC-V yet. But anyway,
> > > it will be useful for users (if they can find the offset).
> >
> > Seems only x86 & ⬆️90 use fentry,can you elaborate more about fentry's
> > benefit and how the user could set kprobe on ftrace call site without
> > disassemble?
>
> On x86, the fentry replaces the mcount with just one call instruction, without
> saving any arguments. This means all probes which are puts on the address of
> target symbol, are automatically using ftrace. IOW, all probes on _do_fork+0
> will use ftrace. We don't need any disassembling.
>
> I think if RISC-V already support "-fpatchable-function-entry=2" option on
> GCC, you can easily enable it as same as arm64. See https://lkml.org/lkml/2019/6/18/648
the link is:
[PATCH 0/7] powerpc/ftrace: Patch out -mprofile-kernel instructions

Is that right?

-- 
Best Regards
 Guo Ren

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Thread overview: 20+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-07-13 23:39 [PATCH v3 0/7] riscv: Add k/uprobe supported guoren
2020-07-13 23:39 ` [PATCH v3 1/7] RISC-V: Implement ptrace regs and stack API guoren
2020-07-14 11:25   ` Masami Hiramatsu
2020-07-13 23:39 ` [PATCH v3 2/7] riscv: Fixup compile error BUILD_BUG_ON failed guoren
2020-07-13 23:39 ` [PATCH v3 3/7] riscv: Fixup kprobes handler couldn't change pc guoren
2020-07-14 11:32   ` Masami Hiramatsu
2020-07-13 23:39 ` [PATCH v3 4/7] riscv: Add kprobes supported guoren
2020-07-13 23:39 ` [PATCH v3 5/7] riscv: Add uprobes supported guoren
2020-07-13 23:39 ` [PATCH v3 6/7] riscv: Add KPROBES_ON_FTRACE supported guoren
2020-07-14 11:37   ` Masami Hiramatsu
2020-07-14 16:24     ` Guo Ren
2020-07-21 13:27       ` Masami Hiramatsu
2020-07-22  8:39         ` Guo Ren [this message]
2020-07-23 15:55           ` Masami Hiramatsu
2020-07-22 13:31         ` Guo Ren
2020-07-23 16:11           ` Masami Hiramatsu
2020-07-13 23:39 ` [PATCH v3 7/7] riscv: Add support for function error injection guoren
2020-07-14 11:43   ` Masami Hiramatsu
2020-07-14 11:23 ` [PATCH v3 0/7] riscv: Add k/uprobe supported Masami Hiramatsu
2020-07-15  6:45   ` Guo Ren

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