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SubjectRe: [RFC][PATCH] tracing/x86: Save CR2 before tracing irqsoff on error_entry
On Thu, 21 Mar 2019 19:28:30 +0100
Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org> wrote:

> On Thu, Mar 21, 2019 at 02:10:20PM -0400, Steven Rostedt wrote:
> > On Thu, 21 Mar 2019 11:05:06 -0700
> > Andy Lutomirski <luto@amacapital.net> wrote:
> >
> > > In the long run, I think the right solution is to rewrite even more of
> > > this mess in C. We really ought to be able to put the IRQ flag
> > > tracing and the context tracking into C code.
> >
> > And once we do that, we can work on getting the irq tracing
> > incorporated into a jump_label type that we could possibly enable
> > lockdep at start up, and then disable it later, even on production
> > systems! That is, to be able to turn it off and bring the system back
> > up to full speed.
>
> You forget the stupid amount of data bloat that lockdep brings.

No I didn't. Some users only care about performance, but find memory
cheap.

-- Steve

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