[RFC PATCH v2] mm: slub: print kernel addresses in slub debug messages

Miles Chen miles.chen at mediatek.com
Mon Aug 12 01:24:50 PDT 2019


On Fri, 2019-08-09 at 07:26 -0700, Matthew Wilcox wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 09, 2019 at 10:11:58PM +0800, Miles Chen wrote:
> > On Thu, 2019-08-08 at 19:46 -0700, Matthew Wilcox wrote:
> > > On Fri, Aug 09, 2019 at 09:08:37AM +0800, miles.chen at mediatek.com wrote:
> > > > INFO: Slab 0x(____ptrval____) objects=25 used=10 fp=0x(____ptrval____)
> > > 
> > > ... you don't have any randomness on your platform?
> > 
> > We have randomized base on our platforms.
> 
> Look at initialize_ptr_random().  If you have randomness, then you
> get a siphash_1u32() of the address.  With no randomness, you get this
> ___ptrval___ string instead.
> 
You are right. There is no randomness in this platform. (I ran my test
code on Qemu with no randomness)


thanks again




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