Re: ARM + jprobes/kretprobes SEGV/hangs/OOPS in 2.6.29 kernel

From: Nicolas Pitre
Date: Tue Aug 25 2009 - 13:37:49 EST

On Tue, 25 Aug 2009, venki kaps wrote:

> Hi,
> I have been tracing kernel system call information using
> the Kprobes/jprobes/kretprobes implementation in the 2.6.29 kernel on
> ARM architecture.
> Although the mainline kprobe/jprobe/kretprobe examples are working
> fine (do_fork),
> I have been facing some issues while running my own jprobe/kretprobe tests.
> Query:
> =====
> - Are there any limitations for jptobes/kretporbes in mainline kernel for ARM?

No limitation in particular that I know of.

> - Why it works for only do_fork and why not for others
> (do_execve/sys_open/sys_close/sys_read/sys_write)?

I don't know. Will try to have a look.

> - Is it required any additional setup to achieve this?

Not supposed to need anything special.

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