Commit 87889501 authored by Steven Rostedt (Red Hat)'s avatar Steven Rostedt (Red Hat) Committed by Steven Rostedt

tracing: Use stack of calling function for stack tracer

Use the stack of stack_trace_call() instead of check_stack() as
the test pointer for max stack size. It makes it a bit cleaner
and a little more accurate.

Adding stable, as a later fix depends on this patch.

Signed-off-by: default avatarSteven Rostedt <>
parent dd42cd3e
......@@ -39,20 +39,21 @@ static DEFINE_MUTEX(stack_sysctl_mutex);
int stack_tracer_enabled;
static int last_stack_tracer_enabled;
static inline void check_stack(void)
static inline void
check_stack(unsigned long *stack)
unsigned long this_size, flags;
unsigned long *p, *top, *start;
int i;
this_size = ((unsigned long)&this_size) & (THREAD_SIZE-1);
this_size = ((unsigned long)stack) & (THREAD_SIZE-1);
this_size = THREAD_SIZE - this_size;
if (this_size <= max_stack_size)
/* we do not handle interrupt stacks yet */
if (!object_is_on_stack(&this_size))
if (!object_is_on_stack(stack))
......@@ -73,7 +74,7 @@ static inline void check_stack(void)
* Now find where in the stack these are.
i = 0;
start = &this_size;
start = stack;
top = (unsigned long *)
(((unsigned long)start & ~(THREAD_SIZE-1)) + THREAD_SIZE);
......@@ -113,6 +114,7 @@ static void
stack_trace_call(unsigned long ip, unsigned long parent_ip,
struct ftrace_ops *op, struct pt_regs *pt_regs)
unsigned long stack;
int cpu;
......@@ -122,7 +124,7 @@ stack_trace_call(unsigned long ip, unsigned long parent_ip,
if (per_cpu(trace_active, cpu)++ != 0)
goto out;
per_cpu(trace_active, cpu)--;
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