Commit 372e0d01 authored by Steven Rostedt (VMware)'s avatar Steven Rostedt (VMware)
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ftrace: Check for empty hash and comment the race with registering probes

The race between adding a function probe and reading the probes that exist
is very subtle. It needs a comment. Also, the issue can also happen if the
probe has has the EMPTY_HASH as its func_hash.

Fixes: 7b60f3d8

 ("ftrace: Dynamically create the probe ftrace_ops for the trace_array")
Signed-off-by: default avatarSteven Rostedt (VMware) <>
parent 7bd46644
......@@ -3096,7 +3096,11 @@ t_probe_next(struct seq_file *m, loff_t *pos)
hash = iter->probe->ops.func_hash->filter_hash;
if (!hash)
* A probe being registered may temporarily have an empty hash
* and it's at the end of the func_probes list.
if (!hash || hash == EMPTY_HASH)
return NULL;
size = 1 << hash->size_bits;
......@@ -4324,6 +4328,10 @@ register_ftrace_function_probe(char *glob, struct trace_array *tr,
* Note, there's a small window here that the func_hash->filter_hash
* may be NULL or empty. Need to be carefule when reading the loop.
orig_hash = &probe->ops.func_hash->filter_hash;
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