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authorPeter Zijlstra <a.p.zijlstra@chello.nl>2008-11-01 19:57:37 +0100
committerIngo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu>2008-11-03 09:12:39 +0100
commitd9e540762f5cdd89f24e518ad1fd31142d0b9726 (patch)
tree74f433c159183241020fed5e35eb7f3b4bb2edf3
parent36609469c8278554b046aa4cc9a5fa9ccea35306 (diff)
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ftrace: ftrace_dump_on_oops=[tracer]
Impact: add new (optional) debug boot option In order to facilitate early boot trouble, allow one to specify a tracer on the kernel boot line. Signed-off-by: Peter Zijlstra <a.p.zijlstra@chello.nl> Acked-by: Steven Rostedt <rostedt@goodmis.org> Signed-off-by: Ingo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu>
-rw-r--r--Documentation/kernel-parameters.txt8
-rw-r--r--kernel/trace/trace.c58
2 files changed, 46 insertions, 20 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/kernel-parameters.txt b/Documentation/kernel-parameters.txt
index 1bbcaa8982b..4862284d311 100644
--- a/Documentation/kernel-parameters.txt
+++ b/Documentation/kernel-parameters.txt
@@ -765,6 +765,14 @@ and is between 256 and 4096 characters. It is defined in the file
parameter will force ia64_sal_cache_flush to call
ia64_pal_cache_flush instead of SAL_CACHE_FLUSH.
+ ftrace=[tracer]
+ [ftrace] will set and start the specified tracer
+ as early as possible in order to facilitate early
+ boot debugging.
+
+ ftrace_dump_on_oops
+ [ftrace] will dump the trace buffers on oops.
+
gamecon.map[2|3]=
[HW,JOY] Multisystem joystick and NES/SNES/PSX pad
support via parallel port (up to 5 devices per port)
diff --git a/kernel/trace/trace.c b/kernel/trace/trace.c
index bdb1df00fb1..482583eb800 100644
--- a/kernel/trace/trace.c
+++ b/kernel/trace/trace.c
@@ -79,6 +79,15 @@ static int tracing_disabled = 1;
*/
int ftrace_dump_on_oops;
+static int tracing_set_tracer(char *buf);
+
+static int __init set_ftrace(char *str)
+{
+ tracing_set_tracer(str);
+ return 1;
+}
+__setup("ftrace", set_ftrace);
+
static int __init set_ftrace_dump_on_oops(char *str)
{
ftrace_dump_on_oops = 1;
@@ -2394,29 +2403,11 @@ tracing_set_trace_read(struct file *filp, char __user *ubuf,
return simple_read_from_buffer(ubuf, cnt, ppos, buf, r);
}
-static ssize_t
-tracing_set_trace_write(struct file *filp, const char __user *ubuf,
- size_t cnt, loff_t *ppos)
+static int tracing_set_tracer(char *buf)
{
struct trace_array *tr = &global_trace;
struct tracer *t;
- char buf[max_tracer_type_len+1];
- int i;
- size_t ret;
-
- ret = cnt;
-
- if (cnt > max_tracer_type_len)
- cnt = max_tracer_type_len;
-
- if (copy_from_user(&buf, ubuf, cnt))
- return -EFAULT;
-
- buf[cnt] = 0;
-
- /* strip ending whitespace. */
- for (i = cnt - 1; i > 0 && isspace(buf[i]); i--)
- buf[i] = 0;
+ int ret = 0;
mutex_lock(&trace_types_lock);
for (t = trace_types; t; t = t->next) {
@@ -2440,6 +2431,33 @@ tracing_set_trace_write(struct file *filp, const char __user *ubuf,
out:
mutex_unlock(&trace_types_lock);
+ return ret;
+}
+
+static ssize_t
+tracing_set_trace_write(struct file *filp, const char __user *ubuf,
+ size_t cnt, loff_t *ppos)
+{
+ char buf[max_tracer_type_len+1];
+ int i;
+ size_t ret;
+
+ if (cnt > max_tracer_type_len)
+ cnt = max_tracer_type_len;
+
+ if (copy_from_user(&buf, ubuf, cnt))
+ return -EFAULT;
+
+ buf[cnt] = 0;
+
+ /* strip ending whitespace. */
+ for (i = cnt - 1; i > 0 && isspace(buf[i]); i--)
+ buf[i] = 0;
+
+ ret = tracing_set_tracer(buf);
+ if (!ret)
+ ret = cnt;
+
if (ret > 0)
filp->f_pos += ret;