Commit e05a43b7 authored by Steven Rostedt's avatar Steven Rostedt Committed by Ingo Molnar

trace: better use of stack_trace_enabled for boot up code

Impact: clean up

Andrew Morton suggested to use the stack_tracer_enabled variable
to decide whether or not to start stack tracing on bootup.
This lets us remove the start_stack_trace variable.
Reported-by: default avatarAndrew Morton <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarSteven Rostedt <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarIngo Molnar <>
parent f38f1d2a
......@@ -308,7 +308,7 @@ stack_trace_sysctl(struct ctl_table *table, int write,
ret = proc_dointvec(table, write, file, buffer, lenp, ppos);
ret = proc_dointvec(table, write, file, buffer, lenp, ppos);
if (ret || !write ||
(last_stack_tracer_enabled == stack_tracer_enabled))
......@@ -326,11 +326,10 @@ stack_trace_sysctl(struct ctl_table *table, int write,
return ret;
static int start_stack_trace __initdata;
static __init int enable_stacktrace(char *str)
start_stack_trace = 1;
stack_tracer_enabled = 1;
last_stack_tracer_enabled = 1;
return 1;
__setup("stacktrace", enable_stacktrace);
......@@ -352,10 +351,8 @@ static __init int stack_trace_init(void)
if (!entry)
pr_warning("Could not create debugfs 'stack_trace' entry\n");
if (start_stack_trace) {
if (stack_tracer_enabled)
stack_tracer_enabled = 1;
return 0;
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