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From: Leon Romanovsky <leon@kernel.org>
To: Bart Van Assche <bvanassche@acm.org>
Cc: "Marciniszyn, Mike" <mike.marciniszyn@cornelisnetworks.com>,
	Guo Zhi <qtxuning1999@sjtu.edu.cn>,
	"Dalessandro, Dennis" <dennis.dalessandro@cornelisnetworks.com>,
	"dledford@redhat.com" <dledford@redhat.com>,
	"linux-rdma@vger.kernel.org" <linux-rdma@vger.kernel.org>,
	"linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org" <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] infiniband hfi1: fix misuse of %x in ipoib_tx.c
Date: Thu, 23 Sep 2021 09:45:51 +0300	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <YUwin2cn8X5GGjyY@unreal> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <276b9343-c23d-ac15-bb73-d7b42e7e7f0f@acm.org>

On Wed, Sep 22, 2021 at 11:05:42AM -0700, Bart Van Assche wrote:
> On 9/22/21 10:51 AM, Marciniszyn, Mike wrote:
> > > Subject: [PATCH] infiniband hfi1: fix misuse of %x in ipoib_tx.c
> > > 
> > > Pointers should be printed with %p or %px rather than cast to (unsigned long
> > > long) and printed with %llx.
> > > Change %llx to %p to print the pointer.
> > > 
> > > Signed-off-by: Guo Zhi <qtxuning1999@sjtu.edu.cn>
> > 
> > The unsigned long long was originally used to insure the entire accurate pointer as emitted.
> > 
> > This is to ensure the pointers in prints and event traces match values in stacks and register dumps.
> > 
> > I think the %p will obfuscate the pointer so %px is correct for our use case.
> 
> How about applying Guo's patch and adding a configuration option to the
> kernel for disabling pointer hashing for %p and related format specifiers?

Isn't kptr_restrict sysctl is for that?

> Pointer hashing is useful on production systems but not on development
> systems.
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> Bart.
> 

  reply	other threads:[~2021-09-23  6:45 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 19+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-09-22 13:48 Guo Zhi
2021-09-22 17:51 ` Marciniszyn, Mike
2021-09-22 18:05   ` Bart Van Assche
2021-09-23  6:45     ` Leon Romanovsky [this message]
2021-09-23 11:04       ` Marciniszyn, Mike
2021-09-23 11:44         ` Leon Romanovsky
2021-09-23 12:18           ` Marciniszyn, Mike
2021-09-24  2:46       ` Bart Van Assche
2021-09-24 14:43         ` Marciniszyn, Mike
2021-09-25  0:20           ` Guo Zhi
2021-09-23 11:03     ` Marciniszyn, Mike
2021-09-23 13:15       ` Jason Gunthorpe
2021-09-23  2:03   ` 郭志
2021-09-23 12:51   ` 郭志
2021-09-27 13:05 ` Marciniszyn, Mike
2021-09-27 17:42 ` Jason Gunthorpe
  -- strict thread matches above, loose matches on Subject: below --
2021-09-22 12:33 Guo Zhi
2021-09-22 12:37 ` Dennis Dalessandro
2021-09-24 14:46 ` Marciniszyn, Mike

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