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Date: Tue, 19 Dec 2017 15:20:09 +1100
From: "Tobin C. Harding" <me@...in.cc>
To: Steven Rostedt <rostedt@...dmis.org>
Cc: kernel-hardening@...ts.openwall.com, Tycho Andersen <tycho@...ho.ws>,
	Linus Torvalds <torvalds@...ux-foundation.org>,
	Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org>,
	Andrew Morton <akpm@...ux-foundation.org>,
	Daniel Borkmann <daniel@...earbox.net>,
	Masahiro Yamada <yamada.masahiro@...ionext.com>,
	Alexei Starovoitov <ast@...nel.org>, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
	Network Development <netdev@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 3/3] trace: print address if symbol not found

On Mon, Dec 18, 2017 at 10:37:38PM -0500, Steven Rostedt wrote:
> On Tue, 19 Dec 2017 14:00:11 +1100
> "Tobin C. Harding" <me@...in.cc> wrote:
> 
> > I ran through these as outlined here for the new version (v4). This hits
> > the modified code but doesn't test symbol look up failure.
> 
> stacktrace shouldn't post non kernel values, unless there's a frame
> pointer that isn't handled by kallsyms.
> 
> As for the other two, we could probably force a failure, like:
> 
>  # echo 'hist:keys=hrtimer.sym' > \
>      events/timer/hrtimer_start/trigger
>  # cat events/timer/hrtimer_start/hist
> 
> And then just add sym-offset too.
>
> > I also configured kernel with 'Perform a startup test on ftrace' for
> > good luck.
> > 
> > Are you happy with this level of testing?
> 
> Can you try the above.

Did both and in both cases we get the addresses as hoped :)

thanks,
Tobin.

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