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Date:	Tue, 29 Jul 2014 18:48:48 -0700
From:	Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@...uxfoundation.org>
To:	linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Cc:	Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@...uxfoundation.org>,
	stable@...r.kernel.org, Tony Luck <tony.luck@...el.com>,
	Steven Rostedt <rostedt@...dmis.org>
Subject: [PATCH 3.14 13/29] tracing: Fix wraparound problems in "uptime" trace clock

3.14-stable review patch.  If anyone has any objections, please let me know.

------------------

From: Tony Luck <tony.luck@...el.com>

commit 58d4e21e50ff3cc57910a8abc20d7e14375d2f61 upstream.

The "uptime" trace clock added in:

    commit 8aacf017b065a805d27467843490c976835eb4a5
    tracing: Add "uptime" trace clock that uses jiffies

has wraparound problems when the system has been up more
than 1 hour 11 minutes and 34 seconds. It converts jiffies
to nanoseconds using:
        (u64)jiffies_to_usecs(jiffy) * 1000ULL
but since jiffies_to_usecs() only returns a 32-bit value, it
truncates at 2^32 microseconds.  An additional problem on 32-bit
systems is that the argument is "unsigned long", so fixing the
return value only helps until 2^32 jiffies (49.7 days on a HZ=1000
system).

Avoid these problems by using jiffies_64 as our basis, and
not converting to nanoseconds (we do convert to clock_t because
user facing API must not be dependent on internal kernel
HZ values).

Link: http://lkml.kernel.org/p/99d63c5bfe9b320a3b428d773825a37095bf6a51.1405708254.git.tony.luck@intel.com

Fixes: 8aacf017b065 "tracing: Add "uptime" trace clock that uses jiffies"
Signed-off-by: Tony Luck <tony.luck@...el.com>
Signed-off-by: Steven Rostedt <rostedt@...dmis.org>
Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@...uxfoundation.org>

---
 kernel/trace/trace.c       |    2 +-
 kernel/trace/trace_clock.c |    9 +++++----
 2 files changed, 6 insertions(+), 5 deletions(-)

--- a/kernel/trace/trace.c
+++ b/kernel/trace/trace.c
@@ -811,7 +811,7 @@ static struct {
 	{ trace_clock_local,	"local",	1 },
 	{ trace_clock_global,	"global",	1 },
 	{ trace_clock_counter,	"counter",	0 },
-	{ trace_clock_jiffies,	"uptime",	1 },
+	{ trace_clock_jiffies,	"uptime",	0 },
 	{ trace_clock,		"perf",		1 },
 	ARCH_TRACE_CLOCKS
 };
--- a/kernel/trace/trace_clock.c
+++ b/kernel/trace/trace_clock.c
@@ -59,13 +59,14 @@ u64 notrace trace_clock(void)
 
 /*
  * trace_jiffy_clock(): Simply use jiffies as a clock counter.
+ * Note that this use of jiffies_64 is not completely safe on
+ * 32-bit systems. But the window is tiny, and the effect if
+ * we are affected is that we will have an obviously bogus
+ * timestamp on a trace event - i.e. not life threatening.
  */
 u64 notrace trace_clock_jiffies(void)
 {
-	u64 jiffy = jiffies - INITIAL_JIFFIES;
-
-	/* Return nsecs */
-	return (u64)jiffies_to_usecs(jiffy) * 1000ULL;
+	return jiffies_64_to_clock_t(jiffies_64 - INITIAL_JIFFIES);
 }
 
 /*


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