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SubjectRe: [PATCH -tip v8 03/26] kprobes: Prohibit probing on .entry.text code
(2014/03/22 7:04), Steven Rostedt wrote:
> On Wed, 05 Mar 2014 20:59:04 +0900
> Masami Hiramatsu <masami.hiramatsu.pt@hitachi.com> wrote:
>
>
>> struct kprobe_insn_cache {
>> struct mutex mutex;
>> diff --git a/kernel/kprobes.c b/kernel/kprobes.c
>> index ceeadfc..5b5ac76 100644
>> --- a/kernel/kprobes.c
>> +++ b/kernel/kprobes.c
>> @@ -96,9 +96,6 @@ static raw_spinlock_t *kretprobe_table_lock_ptr(unsigned long hash)
>> static struct kprobe_blackpoint kprobe_blacklist[] = {
>> {"preempt_schedule",},
>> {"native_get_debugreg",},
>> - {"irq_entries_start",},
>> - {"common_interrupt",},
>> - {"mcount",}, /* mcount can be called from everywhere */
>
> Is mcount in the entry.text section? Also, what about ftrace_caller and
> friends.

I saw mcount(and ftrace_caller) in arch/x86/kernel/entry_*.S, and
almost all code in it are in ".entry.text" section as far as I can see,
or do I miss something?

Thank you,

--
Masami HIRAMATSU
IT Management Research Dept. Linux Technology Center
Hitachi, Ltd., Yokohama Research Laboratory
E-mail: masami.hiramatsu.pt@hitachi.com




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