[PATCH v12 05/10] arm64: Kprobes with single stepping support
dave.long at linaro.org
Thu May 19 22:16:33 PDT 2016
On 05/12/2016 11:01 AM, James Morse wrote:
> Hi David, Sandeepa,
> On 27/04/16 19:53, David Long wrote:
>> From: Sandeepa Prabhu <sandeepa.s.prabhu at gmail.com>
>> diff --git a/arch/arm64/kernel/kprobes.c b/arch/arm64/kernel/kprobes.c
>> new file mode 100644
>> index 0000000..dfa1b1f
>> --- /dev/null
>> +++ b/arch/arm64/kernel/kprobes.c
>> @@ -0,0 +1,520 @@
>> + * arch/arm64/kernel/kprobes.c
>> + *
>> + * Kprobes support for ARM64
>> + *
>> + * Copyright (C) 2013 Linaro Limited.
>> + * Author: Sandeepa Prabhu <sandeepa.prabhu at linaro.org>
>> + *
>> + * This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify
>> + * it under the terms of the GNU General Public License version 2 as
>> + * published by the Free Software Foundation.
>> + *
>> + * This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
>> + * but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
>> + * MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU
>> + * General Public License for more details.
>> + *
>> + */
>> +#include <linux/kernel.h>
>> +#include <linux/kprobes.h>
>> +#include <linux/module.h>
>> +#include <linux/slab.h>
>> +#include <linux/stop_machine.h>
>> +#include <linux/stringify.h>
>> +#include <asm/traps.h>
>> +#include <asm/ptrace.h>
>> +#include <asm/cacheflush.h>
>> +#include <asm/debug-monitors.h>
>> +#include <asm/system_misc.h>
>> +#include <asm/insn.h>
>> +#include <asm/uaccess.h>
>> +#include "kprobes-arm64.h"
>> +#define MIN_STACK_SIZE(addr) min((unsigned long)MAX_STACK_SIZE, \
>> + (unsigned long)current_thread_info() + THREAD_START_SP - (addr))
> What if we probe something called on the irq stack?
> This needs the on_irq_stack() checks too, the start/end can be found from the
> per-cpu irq_stack value.
> [ ... ]
>> +int __kprobes setjmp_pre_handler(struct kprobe *p, struct pt_regs *regs)
>> + struct jprobe *jp = container_of(p, struct jprobe, kp);
>> + struct kprobe_ctlblk *kcb = get_kprobe_ctlblk();
>> + long stack_ptr = kernel_stack_pointer(regs);
>> + kcb->jprobe_saved_regs = *regs;
>> + memcpy(kcb->jprobes_stack, (void *)stack_ptr,
>> + MIN_STACK_SIZE(stack_ptr));
> I wonder if we need this stack save/restore?
> The comment next to the equivalent code for x86 says:
>> gcc assumes that the callee owns the argument space and could overwrite it,
>> e.g. tailcall optimization. So, to be absolutely safe we also save and
>> restore enough stack bytes to cover the argument area.
> On arm64 the first eight arguments are passed in registers, so we might not need
> this stack copy. (sparc and powerpc work like this too, their versions of this
> function don't copy chunks of the stack).
> ... then I went looking for functions with >8 arguments...
> Looking at the arm64 defconfig dwarf debug data, there are 71 of these that
> don't get inlined, picking at random:
>> rockchip_clk_register_pll() has 13
>> fib_dump_info() has 11
>> vma_merge() has 10
>> vring_create_virtqueue() has 10
> So we do need this stack copying, so that we can probe these function without
> risking the arguments being modified.
> It may be worth including a comment to the effect that this stack save/restore
> is needed for functions that pass >8 arguments where the pre-handler may change
> these values on the stack.
I can add a comment.
>> + preempt_enable_no_resched();
>> + return 1;
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