[PATCH v8 01/16] scripts: link-vmlinux: Don't pass page offset to kallsyms if XIP Kernel
afaerber at suse.de
Wed May 20 16:04:24 PDT 2015
Am 18.05.2015 um 13:47 schrieb Maxime Coquelin:
> 2015-05-09 9:53 GMT+02:00 Maxime Coquelin <mcoquelin.stm32 at gmail.com>:
>> When Kernel is executed in place from ROM, the symbol addresses can be
>> lower than the page offset.
>> Tested-by: Chanwoo Choi <cw00.choi at samsung.com>
>> Signed-off-by: Maxime Coquelin <mcoquelin.stm32 at gmail.com>
This issue was reported by Stefan Agner in 2014 for the VF610 , not
sure if I asked already whether there should be a Reported-by line?
Stefan, have you had a chance to test this patch?
Back then on STM32F4 I debugged that disabling KALLSYMS works around it.
Now on a different XIP target I have confirmed this patch to help show a
stacktrace (my clk driver was missing some CLK_DIVIDER_ALLOW_ZEROs) ...
although my earlyprintk serial output still gets stuck further down the
stacktrace - probably unrelated.
[ 0.000000] ------------[ cut here ]------------
[ 0.000000] WARNING: CPU: 0 PID: 0 at drivers/clk/clk-divider.c:126
[ 0.000000] SYS: Zero divisor and CLK_DIVIDER_ALLOW_ZERO not set
[ 0.000000] CPU: 0 PID: 0 Comm: swapper Not tainted
[ 0.000000] Hardware name: XMC4000 (Device Tree Support)
[ 0.000000] [<0800bd5d>] (unwind_backtrace) from [<0800b0cb>]
[ 0.000000] [<0800b0cb>] (show_stack) from [<0800e0a5>]
[ 0.000000] [<0800e0a5>] (warn_slowpath_common) from [<0800e103>]
[ 0.000000] [<0800e103>] (warn_slowpath_fmt) from [<080942e3>] (divide
But this is definitely an improvement for ARMv7-M debugging,
Tested-by: Andreas Färber <afaerber at suse.de>
> [Hi Michal, ...] could you consider
> taking it for v4.2?
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