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From: Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo <acme@kernel.org>
To: Evgenii Shatokhin <eshatokhin@virtuozzo.com>
Cc: Masami Hiramatsu <mhiramat@kernel.org>,
	Josh Poimboeuf <jpoimboe@redhat.com>,
	Kristen Carlson Accardi <kristen@linux.intel.com>,
	live-patching@vger.kernel.org,
	Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org>,
	Ingo Molnar <mingo@redhat.com>,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org,
	Konstantin Khorenko <khorenko@virtuozzo.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] perf-probe: dso: Add symbols in .text.* subsections to text symbol map in kenrel modules
Date: Tue, 23 Feb 2021 17:11:44 -0300	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <YDVhgENpshYqDqiO@kernel.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <00abcbd4-e2c2-a699-8eb5-f8804035b46e@virtuozzo.com>

Em Tue, Feb 23, 2021 at 06:02:58PM +0300, Evgenii Shatokhin escreveu:
> On 23.02.2021 10:37, Masami Hiramatsu wrote:
> > The kernel modules have .text.* subsections such as .text.unlikely.
> > Since dso__process_kernel_symbol() only identify the symbols in the ".text"
> > section as the text symbols and inserts it in the default dso in the map,
> > the symbols in such subsections can not be found by map__find_symbol().
> > 
> > This adds the symbols in those subsections to the default dso in the map so
> > that map__find_symbol() can find them. This solves the perf-probe issue on
> > probing online module.
> > 
> > Without this fix, probing on a symbol in .text.unlikely fails.
> >    ----
> >    # perf probe -m nf_conntrack nf_l4proto_log_invalid
> >    Probe point 'nf_l4proto_log_invalid' not found.
> >      Error: Failed to add events.
> >    ----
> > 
> > With this fix, it works because map__find_symbol() can find the symbol
> > correctly.
> >    ----
> >    # perf probe -m nf_conntrack nf_l4proto_log_invalid
> >    Added new event:
> >      probe:nf_l4proto_log_invalid (on nf_l4proto_log_invalid in nf_conntrack)
> > 
> >    You can now use it in all perf tools, such as:
> > 
> >    	perf record -e probe:nf_l4proto_log_invalid -aR sleep 1
> > 
> >    ----
> > 
> > Reported-by: Evgenii Shatokhin <eshatokhin@virtuozzo.com>
> > Signed-off-by: Masami Hiramatsu <mhiramat@kernel.org>
> 
> Thanks for the fix!
> 
> It looks like it helps, at least with nf_conntrack in kernel 5.11:

So I'm taking this as you providing a:

Tested-by: Evgenii Shatokhin <eshatokhin@virtuozzo.com>

ok?

- Arnaldo

> ---------------------
> # ./perf probe -v -m nf_conntrack nf_ct_resolve_clash
> probe-definition(0): nf_ct_resolve_clash
> symbol:nf_ct_resolve_clash file:(null) line:0 offset:0 return:0 lazy:(null)
> 0 arguments
> Failed to get build-id from nf_conntrack.
> Cache open error: -1
> Open Debuginfo file:
> /lib/modules/5.11.0-test01/kernel/net/netfilter/nf_conntrack.ko
> Try to find probe point from debuginfo.
> Matched function: nf_ct_resolve_clash [33616]
> Probe point found: nf_ct_resolve_clash+0
> Found 1 probe_trace_events.
> Opening /sys/kernel/tracing//kprobe_events write=1
> Opening /sys/kernel/tracing//README write=0
> Writing event: p:probe/nf_ct_resolve_clash
> nf_conntrack:nf_ct_resolve_clash+0
> Added new event:
>   probe:nf_ct_resolve_clash (on nf_ct_resolve_clash in nf_conntrack)
> 
> You can now use it in all perf tools, such as:
> 
>         perf record -e probe:nf_ct_resolve_clash -aR sleep 1
> ---------------------
> 
> I guess, the patch is suitable for stable kernel branches as well.
> 
> Without the patch, the workaround you suggested earlier (using the full path
> to nf_conntrack.ko) works too.
> 
> > ---
> >   tools/perf/util/symbol-elf.c |    4 +++-
> >   1 file changed, 3 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
> > 
> > diff --git a/tools/perf/util/symbol-elf.c b/tools/perf/util/symbol-elf.c
> > index 6dff843fd883..0c1113236913 100644
> > --- a/tools/perf/util/symbol-elf.c
> > +++ b/tools/perf/util/symbol-elf.c
> > @@ -985,7 +985,9 @@ static int dso__process_kernel_symbol(struct dso *dso, struct map *map,
> >   	if (strcmp(section_name, (curr_dso->short_name + dso->short_name_len)) == 0)
> >   		return 0;
> > -	if (strcmp(section_name, ".text") == 0) {
> > +	/* .text and .text.* are included in the text dso */
> > +	if (strncmp(section_name, ".text", 5) == 0 &&
> > +	    (section_name[5] == '\0' || section_name[5] == '.')) {
> >   		/*
> >   		 * The initial kernel mapping is based on
> >   		 * kallsyms and identity maps.  Overwrite it to
> > 
> > .
> > 
> 
> Regards,
> Evgenii

-- 

- Arnaldo

  reply	other threads:[~2021-02-23 20:13 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 16+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-02-18 17:09 'perf probe' and symbols from .text.<something> Evgenii Shatokhin
2021-02-18 19:35 ` Josh Poimboeuf
2021-02-22 15:05 ` Masami Hiramatsu
2021-02-22 15:12   ` Masami Hiramatsu
2021-02-22 17:51   ` Josh Poimboeuf
2021-02-23  1:23     ` Masami Hiramatsu
2021-02-23  7:36       ` Masami Hiramatsu
2021-02-23 19:45         ` Josh Poimboeuf
2021-02-24  8:00           ` Masami Hiramatsu
2021-02-23  1:48   ` [PATCH] perf-probe: Failback to symbol-base probe for probes on module Masami Hiramatsu
2021-02-23  7:36     ` Masami Hiramatsu
2021-02-23  7:09   ` 'perf probe' and symbols from .text.<something> Masami Hiramatsu
2021-02-23  7:37   ` [PATCH] perf-probe: dso: Add symbols in .text.* subsections to text symbol map in kenrel modules Masami Hiramatsu
2021-02-23 15:02     ` Evgenii Shatokhin
2021-02-23 20:11       ` Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo [this message]
2021-02-24  7:47         ` Evgenii Shatokhin

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