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Date:	Mon, 26 Oct 2009 12:45:00 -0400
From:	Steven Rostedt <>
	Frederic Weisbecker <>,
	Thomas Gleixner <>,
	Ralf Baechle <>,
	Richard Sandiford <>,
	Nicholas Mc Guire <>,
	David Daney <>,
	Adam Nemet <>,
	Patrik Kluba <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH -v6 07/13] tracing: add dynamic function tracer support
 for MIPS

On Tue, 2009-10-27 at 00:35 +0800, Wu Zhangjin wrote:

> If remove the long jump, we at least to change the $mcount_regex in
> scripts/, the addr + 12 in arch/mips/include/asm/ftrace.h
> and the _mcount & ftrace_caller in mcount.S and the ftrace_make_nop &
> ftrace_make_call in arch/mips/kernel/ftrace.c back to the -v4 version.
> I think this method of supporting module is not that BAD, no obvious
> overhead added except the "lui...addiu..." and two more "nop"
> instructions. and it's very understandable, so, just use this version?

You don't nop the lui and addiu do you? If you do you will crash the

As for overhead, you might want to test that out.

-- Steve

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