[PATCH V8 00/23] Coresight integration with perf

Mathieu Poirier mathieu.poirier at linaro.org
Thu Jan 14 13:45:54 PST 2016

This patchset aims to integrate configuration and control of
the Coresight tracers with the perf sub-system.

The goal is to use PMUs to represent tracers and the auxiliary
buffer enhancement to collect processor traces.  As such a lot
of work is done to move the current Coresight sysFS oriented
configuration and control commands to perf's AUX API.

For the time being the work concentrates on ETMv3 and ETB1.0
sink buffer.  Work on ETMv4 and other type of sink buffers
will follow once a foundation has been established.

This patchset is based on [1] and assumes [2] has been applied.

Best regards,

Changes since V7:
* Moved coresight_release_path() a workqueue context, preventing
  pm_runtime_put_sync() from being called from an invalid
  (i.e interrupt) context.
* Fixed wrong 'buf_ptr' type in function etb_update_buffer().
* In function auxtrace_record__init(), no longer setting the 'err'
  pointer to '-EINVAL'.
* Removing erroneous call to kfree() in function etm_disable_sysfs(). 

[1]. https://git.linaro.org/kernel/coresight.git/shortlog/refs/heads/next 
[2]. http://www.spinics.net/lists/arm-kernel/msg474573.html 

Changes since V6:
* Rebased to 4.4-rc5.
* Thanks to [1], all tracer configuration now happens
  when events are scheduled.

[1]. https://lwn.net/Articles/667573/

Changes since V5:
* Addressed Arnaldo's comment about using a struct perf_evlist rather
  than a struct perf_session.
* Addressed kbuild test robot's anomaly report [1].
* Moved perf_aux_output_{begin|end} to etm_event_{start|stop} in
  accordance with [2].

[1]. https://lkml.org/lkml/2015/11/30/46
[2]. http://thread.gmane.org/gmane.linux.kernel/2099328/focus=2099343

Changes since V4:
* Reworked the way event configuration information is kept, fixing
  a few corner cases when doing per CPU tracing.
* Rebased on 4.4-rc1.
* Added 'Cc' to specific perf related patches in the hope of suscitating
  interest from reviewers, i.e perf maintainers.

Changes since V3:
* Rebased to GKH's char-misc-next tree (e2d8680741ed).

Changes since V2:
* Rebased to v4.3.
* Used the -M option to "git format-patch".
* Decoupled tracers and path - both are now completely independent.
* Moved path enablement/release to Perf's add/del functions.
* Moved PM runtime operations to the coresight core rather than
  individual drivers.
* Enhanced mutual exclusion scheme between perf and sysFS.
* Removed architecture specific define in perf cmd line tool.
* Got rid of unused fields in structure 'cs_buffers'.
* Enhanced changelog for patch 16/26.

Changes since V1:
 * Fixed typos in typographical error in documentation.
 * Moved to a multi session support scheme.
 * Split static and dynamic tracer configuration.
 * Fixed configuration for user and kernel space tracing.
 * Using WARN_ON_ONCE() rather than WARN_ON().
 * Implemented strategy to prevent tracers from being used simultaneously.
 * Changed sink_ops::unset_buffer() to sink_ops::reset_buffer().
 * Moves ETM's sysFS interface from driver core to dedicated file.
 * Removed spinlock in "etm_cpu_id()".
 * Aggregated PMU driver pieces in a single patch.
 * Added user space changes and rebased everything to v4.3-rc5.

Mathieu Poirier (23):
  coresight: associating path with session rather than tracer
  coresight: add API to get sink from path
  coresight: moving PM runtime operations to core framework
  coresight: etm3x: moving etm_readl/writel to header file
  coresight: etm3x: moving sysFS entries to dedicated file
  coresight: etm3x: unlocking tracers in default arch init
  coresight: etm3x: splitting struct etm_drvdata
  coresight: etm3x: adding operation mode for etm_enable()
  coresight: etm3x: set progbit to stop trace collection
  coresight: etm3x: changing default trace configuration
  coresight: etm3x: consolidating initial config
  coresight: etm3x: implementing user/kernel mode tracing
  coresight: etm3x: implementing perf_enable/disable() API
  coresight: etb10: moving to local atomic operations
  coresight: etb10: adding operation mode for sink->enable()
  coresight: etb10: implementing AUX API
  coresight: updating documentation to reflect integration with perf
  coresight: etm-perf: new PMU driver for ETM tracers
  coresight: introducing a global trace ID function
  perf tools: making function set_max_cpu_num() non static
  perf tools: adding perf_evlist to *info_priv_size()
  perf tools: making coresight PMU listable
  perf tools: adding coresight etm PMU record capabilities

 Documentation/trace/coresight.txt                  |  138 +-
 MAINTAINERS                                        |    4 +
 drivers/hwtracing/coresight/Kconfig                |    1 +
 drivers/hwtracing/coresight/Makefile               |    4 +-
 drivers/hwtracing/coresight/coresight-etb10.c      |  276 ++-
 drivers/hwtracing/coresight/coresight-etm-perf.c   |  398 +++++
 drivers/hwtracing/coresight/coresight-etm-perf.h   |   32 +
 drivers/hwtracing/coresight/coresight-etm.h        |  142 +-
 .../hwtracing/coresight/coresight-etm3x-sysfs.c    | 1272 ++++++++++++++
 drivers/hwtracing/coresight/coresight-etm3x.c      | 1816 +++++---------------
 drivers/hwtracing/coresight/coresight-etm4x.c      |   10 +-
 drivers/hwtracing/coresight/coresight-funnel.c     |    2 -
 drivers/hwtracing/coresight/coresight-priv.h       |   15 +
 .../coresight/coresight-replicator-qcom.c          |    4 -
 drivers/hwtracing/coresight/coresight-replicator.c |    2 -
 drivers/hwtracing/coresight/coresight-tmc.c        |    7 +-
 drivers/hwtracing/coresight/coresight-tpiu.c       |    4 +-
 drivers/hwtracing/coresight/coresight.c            |  326 ++--
 include/linux/coresight-pmu.h                      |   39 +
 include/linux/coresight.h                          |   31 +-
 tools/perf/arch/arm/util/Build                     |    2 +
 tools/perf/arch/arm/util/auxtrace.c                |   54 +
 tools/perf/arch/arm/util/cs_etm.c                  |  466 +++++
 tools/perf/arch/arm/util/cs_etm.h                  |   44 +
 tools/perf/arch/arm/util/pmu.c                     |   34 +
 tools/perf/arch/x86/util/intel-bts.c               |    4 +-
 tools/perf/arch/x86/util/intel-pt.c                |    4 +-
 tools/perf/config/Makefile                         |   17 +-
 tools/perf/util/auxtrace.c                         |    8 +-
 tools/perf/util/auxtrace.h                         |    7 +-
 tools/perf/util/cpumap.c                           |    2 +-
 tools/perf/util/cpumap.h                           |    1 +
 32 files changed, 3522 insertions(+), 1644 deletions(-)
 create mode 100644 drivers/hwtracing/coresight/coresight-etm-perf.c
 create mode 100644 drivers/hwtracing/coresight/coresight-etm-perf.h
 create mode 100644 drivers/hwtracing/coresight/coresight-etm3x-sysfs.c
 create mode 100644 include/linux/coresight-pmu.h
 create mode 100644 tools/perf/arch/arm/util/auxtrace.c
 create mode 100644 tools/perf/arch/arm/util/cs_etm.c
 create mode 100644 tools/perf/arch/arm/util/cs_etm.h
 create mode 100644 tools/perf/arch/arm/util/pmu.c


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