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authorLinus Torvalds <>2009-04-05 11:04:19 -0700
committerLinus Torvalds <>2009-04-05 11:04:19 -0700
commit714f83d5d9f7c785f622259dad1f4fad12d64664 (patch)
tree20563541ae438e11d686b4d629074eb002a481b7 /kernel/extable.c
parent8901e7ffc2fa78ede7ce9826dbad68a3a25dc2dc (diff)
parent645dae969c3b8651c5bc7c54a1835ec03820f85f (diff)
Merge branch 'tracing-for-linus' of git://
* 'tracing-for-linus' of git:// (413 commits) tracing, net: fix net tree and tracing tree merge interaction tracing, powerpc: fix powerpc tree and tracing tree interaction ring-buffer: do not remove reader page from list on ring buffer free function-graph: allow unregistering twice trace: make argument 'mem' of trace_seq_putmem() const tracing: add missing 'extern' keywords to trace_output.h tracing: provide trace_seq_reserve() blktrace: print out BLK_TN_MESSAGE properly blktrace: extract duplidate code blktrace: fix memory leak when freeing struct blk_io_trace blktrace: fix blk_probes_ref chaos blktrace: make classic output more classic blktrace: fix off-by-one bug blktrace: fix the original blktrace blktrace: fix a race when creating blk_tree_root in debugfs blktrace: fix timestamp in binary output tracing, Text Edit Lock: cleanup tracing: filter fix for TRACE_EVENT_FORMAT events ftrace: Using FTRACE_WARN_ON() to check "freed record" in ftrace_release() x86: kretprobe-booster interrupt emulation code fix ... Fix up trivial conflicts in arch/parisc/include/asm/ftrace.h include/linux/memory.h kernel/extable.c kernel/module.c
Diffstat (limited to 'kernel/extable.c')
1 files changed, 15 insertions, 4 deletions
diff --git a/kernel/extable.c b/kernel/extable.c
index 81e99d1f0d5b..7f8f263f8524 100644
--- a/kernel/extable.c
+++ b/kernel/extable.c
@@ -15,11 +15,22 @@
along with this program; if not, write to the Free Software
Foundation, Inc., 59 Temple Place, Suite 330, Boston, MA 02111-1307 USA
+#include <linux/ftrace.h>
+#include <linux/memory.h>
#include <linux/module.h>
+#include <linux/mutex.h>
#include <linux/init.h>
-#include <linux/ftrace.h>
-#include <asm/uaccess.h>
#include <asm/sections.h>
+#include <asm/uaccess.h>
+ * mutex protecting text section modification (dynamic code patching).
+ * some users need to sleep (allocating memory...) while they hold this lock.
+ *
+ * NOT exported to modules - patching kernel text is a really delicate matter.
+ */
extern struct exception_table_entry __start___ex_table[];
extern struct exception_table_entry __stop___ex_table[];
@@ -49,7 +60,7 @@ static inline int init_kernel_text(unsigned long addr)
return 0;
-__notrace_funcgraph int core_kernel_text(unsigned long addr)
+int core_kernel_text(unsigned long addr)
if (addr >= (unsigned long)_stext &&
addr <= (unsigned long)_etext)
@@ -61,7 +72,7 @@ __notrace_funcgraph int core_kernel_text(unsigned long addr)
return 0;
-__notrace_funcgraph int __kernel_text_address(unsigned long addr)
+int __kernel_text_address(unsigned long addr)
if (core_kernel_text(addr))
return 1;