Commit 580d9e00 authored by Motohiro KOSAKI's avatar Motohiro KOSAKI Committed by Ingo Molnar
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kprobetrace, doc: Shell needs single quote to use $ character

Shell interprets $val as shell variable, thus we need quote if
we use the echo command.
Signed-off-by: default avatarKOSAKI Motohiro <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarMasami Hiramatsu <>
Cc: systemtap <>
Cc: DLE <>
LKML-Reference: <20100119023505.31880.17367.stgit@localhost6.localdomain6>
Signed-off-by: default avatarIngo Molnar <>
parent f426a7e0
......@@ -79,7 +79,7 @@ Usage examples
To add a probe as a new event, write a new definition to kprobe_events
as below.
echo p:myprobe do_sys_open dfd=%ax filename=%dx flags=%cx mode=+4($stack) > /sys/kernel/debug/tracing/kprobe_events
echo 'p:myprobe do_sys_open dfd=%ax filename=%dx flags=%cx mode=+4($stack)' > /sys/kernel/debug/tracing/kprobe_events
This sets a kprobe on the top of do_sys_open() function with recording
1st to 4th arguments as "myprobe" event. Note, which register/stack entry is
......@@ -88,7 +88,7 @@ the ABI, please try to use probe subcommand of perf-tools (you can find it
under tools/perf/).
As this example shows, users can choose more familiar names for each arguments.
echo r:myretprobe do_sys_open $retval >> /sys/kernel/debug/tracing/kprobe_events
echo 'r:myretprobe do_sys_open $retval' >> /sys/kernel/debug/tracing/kprobe_events
This sets a kretprobe on the return point of do_sys_open() function with
recording return value as "myretprobe" event.
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