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authorWill Deacon <will.deacon@arm.com>2018-01-18 16:33:57 -0800
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2018-01-19 10:09:41 -0800
commitbe9fa663d325a102de53c9ab6d00a31dcb36bb73 (patch)
tree132d53fb5b363a1e981255f35870bab06d08efcf /scripts/gdb/linux/tasks.py
parentmm/page_owner.c: remove drain_all_pages from init_early_allocated_pages (diff)
scripts/decodecode: fix decoding for AArch64 (arm64) instructions
There are a couple of problems with the decodecode script and arm64: 1. AArch64 objdump refuses to disassemble .4byte directives as instructions, insisting that they are data values and displaying them as: a94153f3 .word 0xa94153f3 <-- trapping instruction This is resolved by using the .inst directive instead. 2. Disassembly of branch instructions attempts to provide the target as an offset from a symbol, e.g.: 0: 34000082 cbz w2, 10 <.text+0x10> however this falls foul of the grep -v, which matches lines containing ".text" and ends up removing all branch instructions from the dump. This patch resolves both issues by using the .inst directive for 4-byte quantities on arm64 and stripping the resulting binaries (as is done on arm already) to remove the mapping symbols. Link: http://lkml.kernel.org/r/1506596147-23630-1-git-send-email-will.deacon@arm.com Signed-off-by: Will Deacon <will.deacon@arm.com> Reviewed-by: Dave Martin <Dave.Martin@arm.com> Cc: Michal Marek <mmarek@suse.cz> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
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