tracepoint: Add signal loss events
Masami Hiramatsu [Tue, 24 Nov 2009 21:56:58 +0000 (16:56 -0500)]
Add signal_overflow_fail and signal_lose_info tracepoints
for signal-lost events.

Changes in v3:
 - Add docbook style comments

Changes in v2:
 - Use siginfo string macro

Suggested-by: Roland McGrath <roland@redhat.com>
Reviewed-by: Jason Baron <jbaron@redhat.com>
Signed-off-by: Masami Hiramatsu <mhiramat@redhat.com>
Acked-by: Roland McGrath <roland@redhat.com>
Cc: systemtap <systemtap@sources.redhat.com>
Cc: DLE <dle-develop@lists.sourceforge.net>
Cc: Oleg Nesterov <oleg@redhat.com>
LKML-Reference: <20091124215658.30449.9934.stgit@dhcp-100-2-132.bos.redhat.com>
Signed-off-by: Ingo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu>

include/trace/events/signal.h
kernel/signal.c

index a6d71de..a510b75 100644 (file)
@@ -99,6 +99,74 @@ TRACE_EVENT(signal_deliver,
                  __entry->sig, __entry->errno, __entry->code,
                  __entry->sa_handler, __entry->sa_flags)
 );
+
+/**
+ * signal_overflow_fail - called when signal queue is overflow
+ * @sig: signal number
+ * @group: signal to process group or not (bool)
+ * @info: pointer to struct siginfo
+ *
+ * Kernel fails to generate 'sig' signal with 'info' siginfo, because
+ * siginfo queue is overflow, and the signal is dropped.
+ * 'group' is not 0 if the signal will be sent to a process group.
+ * 'sig' is always one of RT signals.
+ */
+TRACE_EVENT(signal_overflow_fail,
+
+       TP_PROTO(int sig, int group, struct siginfo *info),
+
+       TP_ARGS(sig, group, info),
+
+       TP_STRUCT__entry(
+               __field(        int,    sig     )
+               __field(        int,    group   )
+               __field(        int,    errno   )
+               __field(        int,    code    )
+       ),
+
+       TP_fast_assign(
+               __entry->sig    = sig;
+               __entry->group  = group;
+               TP_STORE_SIGINFO(__entry, info);
+       ),
+
+       TP_printk("sig=%d group=%d errno=%d code=%d",
+                 __entry->sig, __entry->group, __entry->errno, __entry->code)
+);
+
+/**
+ * signal_lose_info - called when siginfo is lost
+ * @sig: signal number
+ * @group: signal to process group or not (bool)
+ * @info: pointer to struct siginfo
+ *
+ * Kernel generates 'sig' signal but loses 'info' siginfo, because siginfo
+ * queue is overflow.
+ * 'group' is not 0 if the signal will be sent to a process group.
+ * 'sig' is always one of non-RT signals.
+ */
+TRACE_EVENT(signal_lose_info,
+
+       TP_PROTO(int sig, int group, struct siginfo *info),
+
+       TP_ARGS(sig, group, info),
+
+       TP_STRUCT__entry(
+               __field(        int,    sig     )
+               __field(        int,    group   )
+               __field(        int,    errno   )
+               __field(        int,    code    )
+       ),
+
+       TP_fast_assign(
+               __entry->sig    = sig;
+               __entry->group  = group;
+               TP_STORE_SIGINFO(__entry, info);
+       ),
+
+       TP_printk("sig=%d group=%d errno=%d code=%d",
+                 __entry->sig, __entry->group, __entry->errno, __entry->code)
+);
 #endif /* _TRACE_SIGNAL_H */
 
 /* This part must be outside protection */
index 349d449..93e72e5 100644 (file)
@@ -897,12 +897,21 @@ static int __send_signal(int sig, struct siginfo *info, struct task_struct *t,
                        break;
                }
        } else if (!is_si_special(info)) {
-               if (sig >= SIGRTMIN && info->si_code != SI_USER)
-               /*
-                * Queue overflow, abort.  We may abort if the signal was rt
-                * and sent by user using something other than kill().
-                */
+               if (sig >= SIGRTMIN && info->si_code != SI_USER) {
+                       /*
+                        * Queue overflow, abort.  We may abort if the
+                        * signal was rt and sent by user using something
+                        * other than kill().
+                        */
+                       trace_signal_overflow_fail(sig, group, info);
                        return -EAGAIN;
+               } else {
+                       /*
+                        * This is a silent loss of information.  We still
+                        * send the signal, but the *info bits are lost.
+                        */
+                       trace_signal_lose_info(sig, group, info);
+               }
        }
 
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