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Re: Status of kernel marker support
On Tue, 02 Oct 2007 12:33:38 -0700 Vara Prasad wrote:
> I am forwarding this to Mathieu just in case he is not following the
> SystemTap mailing list. Please include him in future markers discussion.
> Mathieu, as you can see we are adding the support for markers in the
> SystemTap and also trying to add markers patches to the kernel.
> Are we using the latest version of the markers patch or do you have more
> updated versions?
The 9/28 patch series that Mike referred to is the latest,
and Andrew Morton wrote that he plans to merge it into
2.6.24 (2.6.23 will probably be final soon, in a few days).
> If we find bugs while using markers can we open them in the SystemTap
If you want to report mainline kernel bugs, they should go into
> Vara Prasad
> Mike Mason wrote:
> > David Smith wrote:
> >> Mike Mason wrote:
> >>> What's the status of kernel marker support in SystemTap? Should
> >>> kernel.mark("<name>") work with Mathieu's latest patches? Just
> >>> curious because I tried and I'm seeing "no match for probe point"
> >>> errors for markers I added to the kernel.
> >> Mike,
> >> As the ChangeLog says, I updated the markers support on 9/25/2007 to
> >> work with Mathieu's 9/18/2007 markers patch.
> > Sorry, I missed the ChangeLog entries.
> >> So, are you using a version of systemtap that has those changes present?
> > Yes, I'm using the latest cvs code.
> >> Which version of Mathieu's markers patch are you using?
> > I'm using the latest marker patches posted on 9/28.
> > Thanks,
> > Mike