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From: Ingo Molnar <mingo@kernel.org>
To: Masami Hiramatsu <masami.hiramatsu.pt@hitachi.com>
Cc: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, Andi Kleen <andi@firstfloor.org>,
	Ananth N Mavinakayanahalli <ananth@in.ibm.com>,
	Sandeepa Prabhu <sandeepa.prabhu@linaro.org>,
	Frederic Weisbecker <fweisbec@gmail.com>,
	x86@kernel.org, Steven Rostedt <rostedt@goodmis.org>,
	fche@redhat.com, mingo@redhat.com, systemtap@sourceware.org,
	"H. Peter Anvin" <hpa@zytor.com>,
	Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>
Subject: Re: [PATCH -tip v9 25/26] kprobes: Introduce kprobe cache to reduce cache misshits
Date: Fri, 25 Apr 2014 10:20:56 +0200
Message-ID: <20140425082056.GB24829@gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <5358F7A3.1000108@hitachi.com>


* Masami Hiramatsu <masami.hiramatsu.pt@hitachi.com> wrote:

> > So I don't think this should be a Kconfig entry, just enable it 
> > unconditionally. That will further simplify the code.
> 
> Hmm, it consumes some amount of memory (36KB/core) just for the case 
> of several thousand of kprobes. On enterprise servers and desktop 
> it's OK, no problem. But I think, some embedded systems with small 
> resources will not want that. [...]

They'll just disable kprobes in general.

Really, at this point complexity is our main concern.

Thanks,

	Ingo

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Thread overview: 103+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2014-04-17  8:16 [PATCH -tip v9 00/26] kprobes: introduce NOKPROBE_SYMBOL, bugfixes and scalbility efforts Masami Hiramatsu
2014-04-17  8:16 ` [PATCH -tip v9 01/26] [BUGFIX]kprobes/x86: Fix page-fault handling logic Masami Hiramatsu
2014-04-17  9:58   ` [tip:perf/urgent] kprobes/x86: " tip-bot for Masami Hiramatsu
2014-04-17  8:16 ` [PATCH -tip v9 02/26] kprobes/x86: Allow to handle reentered kprobe on singlestepping Masami Hiramatsu
2014-04-24 10:57   ` [tip:perf/kprobes] kprobes/x86: Allow to handle reentered kprobe on single-stepping tip-bot for Masami Hiramatsu
2014-04-17  8:16 ` [PATCH -tip v9 03/26] kprobes: Prohibit probing on .entry.text code Masami Hiramatsu
2014-04-24 10:57   ` [tip:perf/kprobes] " tip-bot for Masami Hiramatsu
2014-04-17  8:17 ` [PATCH -tip v9 04/26] kprobes: Introduce NOKPROBE_SYMBOL() macro for blacklist Masami Hiramatsu
2014-04-24 10:58   ` [tip:perf/kprobes] kprobes: Introduce NOKPROBE_SYMBOL() macro to maintain kprobes blacklist tip-bot for Masami Hiramatsu
2014-05-01  5:26     ` kprobes broken in linux-next (was Re: [tip:perf/kprobes] kprobes: Introduce NOKPROBE_SYMBOL() macro to maintain kprobes blacklist) Vineet Gupta
2014-05-02  1:13       ` Masami Hiramatsu
2014-05-07  4:56         ` Vineet Gupta
2014-05-07 19:18       ` [tip:perf/kprobes] kprobes: Ensure blacklist data is aligned tip-bot for Vineet Gupta
2014-05-05 20:48     ` [tip:perf/kprobes] kprobes: Introduce NOKPROBE_SYMBOL() macro to maintain kprobes blacklist Tony Luck
2014-05-06  9:25       ` Masami Hiramatsu
2014-05-06 10:03       ` Masami Hiramatsu
2014-05-07 11:19         ` Masami Hiramatsu
2014-05-07 11:55           ` [RFT PATCH -next ] [BUGFIX] kprobes: Fix "Failed to find blacklist" error on ia64 and ppc64 Masami Hiramatsu
2014-05-07 11:59             ` Masami Hiramatsu
2014-05-14  8:19               ` Masami Hiramatsu
2014-05-08  4:47             ` Ananth N Mavinakayanahalli
2014-05-08  5:40               ` Masami Hiramatsu
2014-05-08  6:16                 ` Ananth N Mavinakayanahalli
2014-05-09  8:06                   ` Masami Hiramatsu
2014-05-26 11:25             ` Suzuki K. Poulose
2014-05-26 11:48               ` Masami Hiramatsu
2014-05-27  6:31               ` [RFT PATCH -next v2] " Masami Hiramatsu
2014-05-29 19:13                 ` Suzuki K. Poulose
2014-05-30  2:47                   ` Masami Hiramatsu
2014-05-30  3:18                     ` [RFT PATCH -next v3] " Masami Hiramatsu
2014-06-06  6:38                       ` Masami Hiramatsu
2014-06-17 23:03                         ` Tony Luck
2014-06-18  7:56                         ` Michael Ellerman
2014-06-18  8:46                           ` Masami Hiramatsu
2014-06-19  1:30                             ` Michael Ellerman
2014-06-19  4:52                               ` Masami Hiramatsu
2014-06-19  6:40                                 ` Suzuki K. Poulose
2014-06-19  7:26                                   ` Masami Hiramatsu
2014-06-19  9:45                                     ` Suzuki K. Poulose
2014-06-19 11:01                                       ` Masami Hiramatsu
2014-06-19 11:20                                         ` Masami Hiramatsu
2014-06-20  0:37                                           ` Michael Ellerman
2014-06-20  2:13                                             ` Masami Hiramatsu
2014-04-17  8:17 ` [PATCH -tip v9 05/26] [BUGFIX] kprobes/x86: Prohibit probing on debug_stack_* Masami Hiramatsu
2014-04-24 10:58   ` [tip:perf/kprobes] kprobes, x86: Prohibit probing on debug_stack_*() tip-bot for Masami Hiramatsu
2014-04-17  8:17 ` [PATCH -tip v9 06/26] [BUGFIX] x86: Prohibit probing on native_set_debugreg/load_idt Masami Hiramatsu
2014-04-24 10:58   ` [tip:perf/kprobes] kprobes, x86: Prohibit probing on native_set_debugreg()/load_idt() tip-bot for Masami Hiramatsu
2014-04-17  8:17 ` [PATCH -tip v9 07/26] [BUGFIX] x86: Prohibit probing on thunk functions and restore Masami Hiramatsu
2014-04-24 10:58   ` [tip:perf/kprobes] kprobes, " tip-bot for Masami Hiramatsu
2014-04-17  8:17 ` [PATCH -tip v9 08/26] kprobes/x86: Call exception handlers directly from do_int3/do_debug Masami Hiramatsu
2014-04-24 10:59   ` [tip:perf/kprobes] " tip-bot for Masami Hiramatsu
2014-04-24 11:26     ` Jiri Kosina
2014-04-17  8:17 ` [PATCH -tip v9 09/26] x86: Call exception_enter after kprobes handled Masami Hiramatsu
2014-04-24 10:59   ` [tip:perf/kprobes] kprobes, " tip-bot for Masami Hiramatsu
2014-06-13 17:14     ` Frederic Weisbecker
2014-06-14  5:44       ` Masami Hiramatsu
2014-06-14  6:47         ` [PATCH -tip ] [Bugfix] x86/kprobes: Fix build errors and blacklist context_track_user Masami Hiramatsu
2014-06-14  8:58           ` [tip:perf/urgent] " tip-bot for Masami Hiramatsu
2014-06-16 15:52           ` [PATCH -tip ] [Bugfix] " Frederic Weisbecker
2014-04-17  8:17 ` [PATCH -tip v9 10/26] kprobes/x86: Allow probe on some kprobe preparation functions Masami Hiramatsu
2014-04-24 10:59   ` [tip:perf/kprobes] " tip-bot for Masami Hiramatsu
2014-04-17  8:17 ` [PATCH -tip v9 11/26] kprobes: Allow probe on some kprobe functions Masami Hiramatsu
2014-04-24 10:59   ` [tip:perf/kprobes] " tip-bot for Masami Hiramatsu
2014-04-17  8:18 ` [PATCH -tip v9 12/26] ftrace/*probes: Allow probing on some functions Masami Hiramatsu
2014-04-24 10:59   ` [tip:perf/kprobes] kprobes, ftrace: " tip-bot for Masami Hiramatsu
2014-04-17  8:18 ` [PATCH -tip v9 13/26] x86: Allow kprobes on text_poke/hw_breakpoint Masami Hiramatsu
2014-04-24 11:00   ` [tip:perf/kprobes] kprobes, x86: Allow kprobes on text_poke/ hw_breakpoint tip-bot for Masami Hiramatsu
2014-04-24 11:26     ` Jiri Kosina
2014-04-17  8:18 ` [PATCH -tip v9 14/26] x86: Use NOKPROBE_SYMBOL() instead of __kprobes annotation Masami Hiramatsu
2014-04-24 11:00   ` [tip:perf/kprobes] kprobes, " tip-bot for Masami Hiramatsu
2014-04-17  8:18 ` [PATCH -tip v9 15/26] kprobes: Use NOKPROBE_SYMBOL macro instead of __kprobes Masami Hiramatsu
2014-04-24 11:00   ` [tip:perf/kprobes] " tip-bot for Masami Hiramatsu
2014-04-17  8:18 ` [PATCH -tip v9 16/26] ftrace/kprobes: Use NOKPROBE_SYMBOL macro in ftrace Masami Hiramatsu
2014-04-24 11:00   ` [tip:perf/kprobes] kprobes, ftrace: " tip-bot for Masami Hiramatsu
2014-04-17  8:18 ` [PATCH -tip v9 17/26] notifier: Use NOKPROBE_SYMBOL macro in notifier Masami Hiramatsu
2014-04-17 14:40   ` Josh Triplett
2014-04-24 11:00   ` [tip:perf/kprobes] kprobes, " tip-bot for Masami Hiramatsu
2014-04-17  8:18 ` [PATCH -tip v9 18/26] sched: Use NOKPROBE_SYMBOL macro in sched Masami Hiramatsu
2014-04-24 11:01   ` [tip:perf/kprobes] kprobes, " tip-bot for Masami Hiramatsu
2014-04-17  8:18 ` [PATCH -tip v9 19/26] kprobes: Show blacklist entries via debugfs Masami Hiramatsu
2014-04-24 11:01   ` [tip:perf/kprobes] " tip-bot for Masami Hiramatsu
2014-04-17  8:18 ` [PATCH -tip v9 20/26] kprobes: Support blacklist functions in module Masami Hiramatsu
2014-04-24  8:56   ` Ingo Molnar
2014-04-24 11:24     ` Masami Hiramatsu
2014-04-25  8:19       ` Ingo Molnar
2014-04-25 10:12         ` Masami Hiramatsu
2014-04-25 10:55           ` Masami Hiramatsu
2014-04-17  8:19 ` [PATCH -tip v9 21/26] kprobes: Use NOKPROBE_SYMBOL() in sample modules Masami Hiramatsu
2014-04-17  8:19 ` [PATCH -tip v9 22/26] kprobes/x86: Use kprobe_blacklist for .kprobes.text and .entry.text Masami Hiramatsu
2014-04-24  8:58   ` Ingo Molnar
2014-04-24 11:22     ` Masami Hiramatsu
2014-04-17  8:19 ` [PATCH -tip v9 23/26] kprobes/x86: Remove unneeded preempt_disable/enable in interrupt handlers Masami Hiramatsu
2014-04-17  8:19 ` [PATCH -tip v9 24/26] kprobes: Enlarge hash table to 512 entries Masami Hiramatsu
2014-04-17  8:19 ` [PATCH -tip v9 25/26] kprobes: Introduce kprobe cache to reduce cache misshits Masami Hiramatsu
2014-04-24  9:01   ` Ingo Molnar
2014-04-24 11:38     ` Masami Hiramatsu
2014-04-25  8:20       ` Ingo Molnar [this message]
2014-04-25  9:43         ` Masami Hiramatsu
2014-04-26  7:12           ` Ingo Molnar
2014-04-27 12:49             ` Masami Hiramatsu
2014-04-17  8:19 ` [PATCH -tip v9 26/26] ftrace: Introduce FTRACE_OPS_FL_SELF_FILTER for ftrace-kprobe Masami Hiramatsu
2014-04-17  8:37 ` [PATCH -tip v9 00/26] kprobes: introduce NOKPROBE_SYMBOL, bugfixes and scalbility efforts Ingo Molnar
2014-04-17  8:53   ` Masami Hiramatsu

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