This is an archived copy of the Xen.org mailing list, which we have preserved to ensure that existing links to archives are not broken. The live archive, which contains the latest emails, can be found at http://lists.xen.org/
Home Products Support Community News


[Xen-devel] [PATCH] x86: don't use mcount in pvclock.c

To: the arch/x86 maintainers <x86@xxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] x86: don't use mcount in pvclock.c
From: Jeremy Fitzhardinge <jeremy@xxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 22 Sep 2010 17:07:27 -0700
Cc: "Xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx" <Xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, Linux Kernel Mailing List <linux-kernel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, Steven Rostedt <rostedt@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Delivery-date: Wed, 22 Sep 2010 17:08:18 -0700
Envelope-to: www-data@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
List-help: <mailto:xen-devel-request@lists.xensource.com?subject=help>
List-id: Xen developer discussion <xen-devel.lists.xensource.com>
List-post: <mailto:xen-devel@lists.xensource.com>
List-subscribe: <http://lists.xensource.com/mailman/listinfo/xen-devel>, <mailto:xen-devel-request@lists.xensource.com?subject=subscribe>
List-unsubscribe: <http://lists.xensource.com/mailman/listinfo/xen-devel>, <mailto:xen-devel-request@lists.xensource.com?subject=unsubscribe>
Sender: xen-devel-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
User-agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux x86_64; en-US; rv: Gecko/20100907 Fedora/3.1.3-1.fc13 Lightning/1.0b3pre Thunderbird/3.1.3

When using a paravirt clock, pvclock.c can be used by sched_clock(),
which in turn is used by the tracing mechanism for timestamps,
which leads to infinite recursion.

Disable mcount/tracing for pvclock.o.

Signed-off-by: Jeremy Fitzhardinge <jeremy.fitzhardinge@xxxxxxxxxx>

diff --git a/arch/x86/kernel/Makefile b/arch/x86/kernel/Makefile
index f3477bb..35b447c 100644
--- a/arch/x86/kernel/Makefile
+++ b/arch/x86/kernel/Makefile
@@ -11,6 +11,7 @@ ifdef CONFIG_FUNCTION_TRACER
 CFLAGS_REMOVE_tsc.o = -pg
 CFLAGS_REMOVE_rtc.o = -pg
 CFLAGS_REMOVE_paravirt-spinlocks.o = -pg
+CFLAGS_REMOVE_pvclock.o = -pg
 CFLAGS_REMOVE_ftrace.o = -pg
 CFLAGS_REMOVE_early_printk.o = -pg

Xen-devel mailing list

<Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread>