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2012-11-15powerpc/perf: Add missing L2 constraint handling in Power7 PMUMichael Ellerman
If we have two cache events that require different settings of the L2SEL bits in MMCR1 then we can not schedule those events simultaneously. Add logic to the constraint handling to express that. Signed-off-by: Michael Ellerman <michael@ellerman.id.au> Acked-by: Paul Mackerras <paulus@samba.org> Signed-off-by: Benjamin Herrenschmidt <benh@kernel.crashing.org>
2012-10-18Revert "powerpc/perf: Use pmc_overflow() to detect rolled back events"Benjamin Herrenschmidt
This reverts commit 813312110bede27bffd082c25cd31730bd567beb. This revert was requested by the author of the patch as it seems to cause system hangs with some low frequency events
2012-09-27powerpc/perf: Sample only if SIAR-Valid bit is set in P7+sukadev@linux.vnet.ibm.com
powerpc/perf: Sample only if SIAR-Valid bit is set in P7+ On POWER7+ two new bits (mmcra[35] and mmcra[36]) indicate whether the contents of SIAR and SDAR are valid. For marked instructions on P7+, we must save the contents of SIAR and SDAR registers only if these new bits are set. This code/check for the SIAR-Valid bit is specific to P7+, so rather than waste a CPU-feature bit use the PVR flag. Note that Carl Love proposed a similar change for oprofile: https://lkml.org/lkml/2012/6/22/309 Signed-off-by: Sukadev Bhattiprolu <sukadev@linux.vnet.ibm.com> Signed-off-by: Benjamin Herrenschmidt <benh@kernel.crashing.org>
2012-09-07Merge branch 'merge' into nextBenjamin Herrenschmidt
Brings in various bug fixes from 3.6-rcX
2012-09-05powerpc: Rename 64-bit PVR constants to PVR_fooMichael Ellerman
We have an old FIXME in reg.h which points out that we should standardise on PVR_foo for our PVR #defines. Currently we use PVR_ on 32-bit and PV_ on 64-bit. So do that rename and remove the FIXME. Seeing as we're touching all but one usage of __is_processor(), rename it to something less ugly and more indicative of what it does, which is simply to check the PVR version. Signed-off-by: Michael Ellerman <michael@ellerman.id.au> Signed-off-by: Benjamin Herrenschmidt <benh@kernel.crashing.org>
2012-08-24powerpc/perf: Use pmc_overflow() to detect rolled back eventsSukadev Bhattiprolu
For certain speculative events on Power7, 'perf stat' reports far higher event count than 'perf record' for the same event. As described in following commit, a performance monitor exception is raised even when the the performance events are rolled back. commit 0837e3242c73566fc1c0196b4ec61779c25ffc93 Author: Anton Blanchard <anton@samba.org> Date: Wed Mar 9 14:38:42 2011 +1100 perf_event_interrupt() records an event only when an overflow occurs. But this check for overflow is a simple 'if (val < 0)'. Because the events are rolled back, this check for overflow fails and the event is not recorded. perf_event_interrupt() later uses pmc_overflow() to detect the overflow and resets the counters and the events are lost completely. To properly detect the overflow of rolled back events, use pmc_overflow() even when recording events. To reproduce: $ cat strcpy.c #include <stdio.h> #include <string.h> main() { char buf[256]; alarm(5); while(1) strcpy(buf, "string1"); } $ perf record -e r20014 ./strcpy $ perf report -n > report.1 $ perf stat -e r20014 > report.2 # Compare report.1 and report.2 Reported-by: Maynard Johnson <mpjohn@us.ibm.com> Signed-off-by: Sukadev Bhattiprolu <sukadev@linux.vnet.ibm.com> Signed-off-by: Benjamin Herrenschmidt <benh@kernel.crashing.org>
2012-07-10powerpc/perf: Use perf_instruction_pointer in callchainsAnton Blanchard
We use SIAR or regs->nip for the instruction pointer depending on the PMU configuration, but we always use regs->nip in the callchain. Use perf_instruction_pointer so the backtrace is consistent. Signed-off-by: Anton Blanchard <anton@samba.org> Signed-off-by: Benjamin Herrenschmidt <benh@kernel.crashing.org>
2012-07-10powerpc/perf: Always use pt_regs for userspace samplesAnton Blanchard
At the moment we always use the SIAR if the PMU supports continuous sampling. Unfortunately the SIAR and the PMU exception are not synchronised for non marked events so we can end up with callchains that dont make sense. The following patch checks the HV and PR bits for samples coming from userspace and always uses pt_regs for them. Userspace will never have interrupts off so there is no real advantage to using the SIAR for non marked events in userspace. I had experimented with a patch that did a similar thing for kernel samples but we lost a significant amount of information. I was unable to profile any of our early exception code for example. Signed-off-by: Anton Blanchard <anton@samba.org> Signed-off-by: Benjamin Herrenschmidt <benh@kernel.crashing.org>
2012-07-10powerpc/perf: Move code to select SIAR or pt_regs into perf_read_regsAnton Blanchard
The logic to choose whether to use the SIAR or get the information out of pt_regs is going to get more complicated, so do it once in perf_read_regs. We overload regs->result which is gross but we are already doing it with regs->dsisr. Signed-off-by: Anton Blanchard <anton@samba.org> Signed-off-by: Benjamin Herrenschmidt <benh@kernel.crashing.org>
2012-07-10powerpc/perf: Create mmcra_sihv/mmcra_sipv helpersAnton Blanchard
We want to access the MMCRA_SIHV and MMCRA_SIPR bits elsewhere so create mmcra_sihv and mmcra_sipr which hide the differences between the old and new layout of the bits. Signed-off-by: Anton Blanchard <anton@samba.org> Signed-off-by: Benjamin Herrenschmidt <benh@kernel.crashing.org>
2012-05-09perf: Pass last sampling period to perf_sample_data_init()Robert Richter
We always need to pass the last sample period to perf_sample_data_init(), otherwise the event distribution will be wrong. Thus, modifiyng the function interface with the required period as argument. So basically a pattern like this: perf_sample_data_init(&data, ~0ULL); data.period = event->hw.last_period; will now be like that: perf_sample_data_init(&data, ~0ULL, event->hw.last_period); Avoids unininitialized data.period and simplifies code. Signed-off-by: Robert Richter <robert.richter@amd.com> Signed-off-by: Peter Zijlstra <a.p.zijlstra@chello.nl> Link: http://lkml.kernel.org/r/1333390758-10893-3-git-send-email-robert.richter@amd.com Signed-off-by: Ingo Molnar <mingo@kernel.org>
2012-03-28powerpc/perf: Fix instruction address sampling on 970 and Power4Benjamin Herrenschmidt
970 and Power4 don't support "continuous sampling" which means that when we aren't in marked instruction sampling mode (marked events), SIAR isn't updated with the last instruction sampled before the perf interrupt. On those processors, we must thus use the exception SRR0 value as the sampled instruction pointer. Those processors also don't support the SIPR and SIHV bits in MMCRA which means we need some kind of heuristic to decide if SIAR values represent kernel or user addresses. Signed-off-by: Benjamin Herrenschmidt <benh@kernel.crashing.org>
2012-03-21Merge branch 'next' of ↵Linus Torvalds
git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/benh/powerpc Pull powerpc merge from Benjamin Herrenschmidt: "Here's the powerpc batch for this merge window. It is going to be a bit more nasty than usual as in touching things outside of arch/powerpc mostly due to the big iSeriesectomy :-) We finally got rid of the bugger (legacy iSeries support) which was a PITA to maintain and that nobody really used anymore. Here are some of the highlights: - Legacy iSeries is gone. Thanks Stephen ! There's still some bits and pieces remaining if you do a grep -ir series arch/powerpc but they are harmless and will be removed in the next few weeks hopefully. - The 'fadump' functionality (Firmware Assisted Dump) replaces the previous (equivalent) "pHyp assisted dump"... it's a rewrite of a mechanism to get the hypervisor to do crash dumps on pSeries, the new implementation hopefully being much more reliable. Thanks Mahesh Salgaonkar. - The "EEH" code (pSeries PCI error handling & recovery) got a big spring cleaning, motivated by the need to be able to implement a new backend for it on top of some new different type of firwmare. The work isn't complete yet, but a good chunk of the cleanups is there. Note that this adds a field to struct device_node which is not very nice and which Grant objects to. I will have a patch soon that moves that to a powerpc private data structure (hopefully before rc1) and we'll improve things further later on (hopefully getting rid of the need for that pointer completely). Thanks Gavin Shan. - I dug into our exception & interrupt handling code to improve the way we do lazy interrupt handling (and make it work properly with "edge" triggered interrupt sources), and while at it found & fixed a wagon of issues in those areas, including adding support for page fault retry & fatal signals on page faults. - Your usual random batch of small fixes & updates, including a bunch of new embedded boards, both Freescale and APM based ones, etc..." I fixed up some conflicts with the generalized irq-domain changes from Grant Likely, hopefully correctly. * 'next' of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/benh/powerpc: (141 commits) powerpc/ps3: Do not adjust the wrapper load address powerpc: Remove the rest of the legacy iSeries include files powerpc: Remove the remaining CONFIG_PPC_ISERIES pieces init: Remove CONFIG_PPC_ISERIES powerpc: Remove FW_FEATURE ISERIES from arch code tty/hvc_vio: FW_FEATURE_ISERIES is no longer selectable powerpc/spufs: Fix double unlocks powerpc/5200: convert mpc5200 to use of_platform_populate() powerpc/mpc5200: add options to mpc5200_defconfig powerpc/mpc52xx: add a4m072 board support powerpc/mpc5200: update mpc5200_defconfig to fit for charon board Documentation/powerpc/mpc52xx.txt: Checkpatch cleanup powerpc/44x: Add additional device support for APM821xx SoC and Bluestone board powerpc/44x: Add support PCI-E for APM821xx SoC and Bluestone board MAINTAINERS: Update PowerPC 4xx tree powerpc/44x: The bug fixed support for APM821xx SoC and Bluestone board powerpc: document the FSL MPIC message register binding powerpc: add support for MPIC message register API powerpc/fsl: Added aliased MSIIR register address to MSI node in dts powerpc/85xx: mpc8548cds - add 36-bit dts ...
2012-02-23powerpc/perf: Move perf core & PMU code into a subdirectoryMichael Ellerman
The perf code has grown a lot since it started, and is big enough to warrant its own subdirectory. For reference it's ~60% bigger than the oprofile code. It declutters the kernel directory, makes it simpler to grep for "just perf stuff", and allows us to shorten some filenames. While we're at it, make it more obvious that we have two implementations of the core perf logic. One for (roughly) Book3S CPUs, which was the original implementation, and the other for Freescale embedded CPUs. Signed-off-by: Michael Ellerman <michael@ellerman.id.au> Signed-off-by: Benjamin Herrenschmidt <benh@kernel.crashing.org>