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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/5] tracing, mm: Record pfn instead of pointer to struct page
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On 07/31/2017 09:43 AM, Vlastimil Babka wrote:
> On 04/14/2015 12:14 AM, Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo wrote:
>> From: Namhyung Kim <namhyung@kernel.org>
>>
>> The struct page is opaque for userspace tools, so it'd be better to save
>> pfn in order to identify page frames.
>>
>> The textual output of $debugfs/tracing/trace file remains unchanged and
>> only raw (binary) data format is changed - but thanks to libtraceevent,
>> userspace tools which deal with the raw data (like perf and trace-cmd)
>> can parse the format easily.
>
> Hmm it seems trace-cmd doesn't work that well, at least on current
> x86_64 kernel where I noticed it:
>
> trace-cmd-22020 [003] 105219.542610: mm_page_alloc: [FAILED TO PARSE] pfn=0x165cb4 order=0 gfp_flags=29491274 migratetype=1
>
> I'm quite sure it's due to the "page=%p" part, which uses pfn_to_page().
> The events/kmem/mm_page_alloc/format file contains this for page:
>
> REC->pfn != -1UL ? (((struct page *)vmemmap_base) + (REC->pfn)) : ((void *)0)
>
> I think userspace can't know vmmemap_base nor the implied sizeof(struct
> page) for pointer arithmetic?
>
> On older 4.4-based kernel:
>
> REC->pfn != -1UL ? (((struct page *)(0xffffea0000000000UL)) + (REC->pfn)) : ((void *)0)
>
> This also fails to parse, so it must be the struct page part?
>
> I think the problem is, even if ve solve this with some more
> preprocessor trickery to make the format file contain only constant
> numbers, pfn_to_page() on e.g. sparse memory model without vmmemap is
> more complicated than simple arithmetic, and can't be exported in the
> format file.
>
> I'm afraid that to support userspace parsing of the trace data, we will
> have to store both struct page and pfn... or perhaps give up on reporting
> the struct page pointer completely. Thoughts?
>
>> So impact on the userspace will also be
>> minimal.
>>
>> Signed-off-by: Namhyung Kim <namhyung@kernel.org>
>> Based-on-patch-by: Joonsoo Kim <js1304@gmail.com>
>> Acked-by: Ingo Molnar <mingo@kernel.org>
>> Acked-by: Steven Rostedt <rostedt@goodmis.org>
>> Cc: David Ahern <dsahern@gmail.com>
>> Cc: Jiri Olsa <jolsa@redhat.com>
>> Cc: Minchan Kim <minchan@kernel.org>
>> Cc: Peter Zijlstra <a.p.zijlstra@chello.nl>
>> Cc: linux-mm@kvack.org
>> Link: http://lkml.kernel.org/r/1428298576-9785-3-git-send-email-namhyung@kernel.org
>> Signed-off-by: Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo <acme@redhat.com>
>> ---
>> include/trace/events/filemap.h | 8 ++++----
>> include/trace/events/kmem.h | 42 +++++++++++++++++++++---------------------
>> include/trace/events/vmscan.h | 8 ++++----
>> 3 files changed, 29 insertions(+), 29 deletions(-)
>>
>> diff --git a/include/trace/events/filemap.h b/include/trace/events/filemap.h
>> index 0421f49a20f7..42febb6bc1d5 100644
>> --- a/include/trace/events/filemap.h
>> +++ b/include/trace/events/filemap.h
>> @@ -18,14 +18,14 @@ DECLARE_EVENT_CLASS(mm_filemap_op_page_cache,
>> TP_ARGS(page),
>>
>> TP_STRUCT__entry(
>> - __field(struct page *, page)
>> + __field(unsigned long, pfn)
>> __field(unsigned long, i_ino)
>> __field(unsigned long, index)
>> __field(dev_t, s_dev)
>> ),
>>
>> TP_fast_assign(
>> - __entry->page = page;
>> + __entry->pfn = page_to_pfn(page);
>> __entry->i_ino = page->mapping->host->i_ino;
>> __entry->index = page->index;
>> if (page->mapping->host->i_sb)
>> @@ -37,8 +37,8 @@ DECLARE_EVENT_CLASS(mm_filemap_op_page_cache,
>> TP_printk("dev %d:%d ino %lx page=%p pfn=%lu ofs=%lu",
>> MAJOR(__entry->s_dev), MINOR(__entry->s_dev),
>> __entry->i_ino,
>> - __entry->page,
>> - page_to_pfn(__entry->page),
>> + pfn_to_page(__entry->pfn),
>> + __entry->pfn,
>> __entry->index << PAGE_SHIFT)
>> );
>>
>> diff --git a/include/trace/events/kmem.h b/include/trace/events/kmem.h
>> index 4ad10baecd4d..81ea59812117 100644
>> --- a/include/trace/events/kmem.h
>> +++ b/include/trace/events/kmem.h
>> @@ -154,18 +154,18 @@ TRACE_EVENT(mm_page_free,
>> TP_ARGS(page, order),
>>
>> TP_STRUCT__entry(
>> - __field( struct page *, page )
>> + __field( unsigned long, pfn )
>> __field( unsigned int, order )
>> ),
>>
>> TP_fast_assign(
>> - __entry->page = page;
>> + __entry->pfn = page_to_pfn(page);
>> __entry->order = order;
>> ),
>>
>> TP_printk("page=%p pfn=%lu order=%d",
>> - __entry->page,
>> - page_to_pfn(__entry->page),
>> + pfn_to_page(__entry->pfn),
>> + __entry->pfn,
>> __entry->order)
>> );
>>
>> @@ -176,18 +176,18 @@ TRACE_EVENT(mm_page_free_batched,
>> TP_ARGS(page, cold),
>>
>> TP_STRUCT__entry(
>> - __field( struct page *, page )
>> + __field( unsigned long, pfn )
>> __field( int, cold )
>> ),
>>
>> TP_fast_assign(
>> - __entry->page = page;
>> + __entry->pfn = page_to_pfn(page);
>> __entry->cold = cold;
>> ),
>>
>> TP_printk("page=%p pfn=%lu order=0 cold=%d",
>> - __entry->page,
>> - page_to_pfn(__entry->page),
>> + pfn_to_page(__entry->pfn),
>> + __entry->pfn,
>> __entry->cold)
>> );
>>
>> @@ -199,22 +199,22 @@ TRACE_EVENT(mm_page_alloc,
>> TP_ARGS(page, order, gfp_flags, migratetype),
>>
>> TP_STRUCT__entry(
>> - __field( struct page *, page )
>> + __field( unsigned long, pfn )
>> __field( unsigned int, order )
>> __field( gfp_t, gfp_flags )
>> __field( int, migratetype )
>> ),
>>
>> TP_fast_assign(
>> - __entry->page = page;
>> + __entry->pfn = page ? page_to_pfn(page) : -1UL;
>> __entry->order = order;
>> __entry->gfp_flags = gfp_flags;
>> __entry->migratetype = migratetype;
>> ),
>>
>> TP_printk("page=%p pfn=%lu order=%d migratetype=%d gfp_flags=%s",
>> - __entry->page,
>> - __entry->page ? page_to_pfn(__entry->page) : 0,
>> + __entry->pfn != -1UL ? pfn_to_page(__entry->pfn) : NULL,
>> + __entry->pfn != -1UL ? __entry->pfn : 0,
>> __entry->order,
>> __entry->migratetype,
>> show_gfp_flags(__entry->gfp_flags))
>> @@ -227,20 +227,20 @@ DECLARE_EVENT_CLASS(mm_page,
>> TP_ARGS(page, order, migratetype),
>>
>> TP_STRUCT__entry(
>> - __field( struct page *, page )
>> + __field( unsigned long, pfn )
>> __field( unsigned int, order )
>> __field( int, migratetype )
>> ),
>>
>> TP_fast_assign(
>> - __entry->page = page;
>> + __entry->pfn = page ? page_to_pfn(page) : -1UL;
>> __entry->order = order;
>> __entry->migratetype = migratetype;
>> ),
>>
>> TP_printk("page=%p pfn=%lu order=%u migratetype=%d percpu_refill=%d",
>> - __entry->page,
>> - __entry->page ? page_to_pfn(__entry->page) : 0,
>> + __entry->pfn != -1UL ? pfn_to_page(__entry->pfn) : NULL,
>> + __entry->pfn != -1UL ? __entry->pfn : 0,
>> __entry->order,
>> __entry->migratetype,
>> __entry->order == 0)
>> @@ -260,7 +260,7 @@ DEFINE_EVENT_PRINT(mm_page, mm_page_pcpu_drain,
>> TP_ARGS(page, order, migratetype),
>>
>> TP_printk("page=%p pfn=%lu order=%d migratetype=%d",
>> - __entry->page, page_to_pfn(__entry->page),
>> + pfn_to_page(__entry->pfn), __entry->pfn,
>> __entry->order, __entry->migratetype)
>> );
>>
>> @@ -275,7 +275,7 @@ TRACE_EVENT(mm_page_alloc_extfrag,
>> alloc_migratetype, fallback_migratetype),
>>
>> TP_STRUCT__entry(
>> - __field( struct page *, page )
>> + __field( unsigned long, pfn )
>> __field( int, alloc_order )
>> __field( int, fallback_order )
>> __field( int, alloc_migratetype )
>> @@ -284,7 +284,7 @@ TRACE_EVENT(mm_page_alloc_extfrag,
>> ),
>>
>> TP_fast_assign(
>> - __entry->page = page;
>> + __entry->pfn = page_to_pfn(page);
>> __entry->alloc_order = alloc_order;
>> __entry->fallback_order = fallback_order;
>> __entry->alloc_migratetype = alloc_migratetype;
>> @@ -294,8 +294,8 @@ TRACE_EVENT(mm_page_alloc_extfrag,
>> ),
>>
>> TP_printk("page=%p pfn=%lu alloc_order=%d fallback_order=%d pageblock_order=%d alloc_migratetype=%d fallback_migratetype=%d fragmenting=%d change_ownership=%d",
>> - __entry->page,
>> - page_to_pfn(__entry->page),
>> + pfn_to_page(__entry->pfn),
>> + __entry->pfn,
>> __entry->alloc_order,
>> __entry->fallback_order,
>> pageblock_order,
>> diff --git a/include/trace/events/vmscan.h b/include/trace/events/vmscan.h
>> index 69590b6ffc09..f66476b96264 100644
>> --- a/include/trace/events/vmscan.h
>> +++ b/include/trace/events/vmscan.h
>> @@ -336,18 +336,18 @@ TRACE_EVENT(mm_vmscan_writepage,
>> TP_ARGS(page, reclaim_flags),
>>
>> TP_STRUCT__entry(
>> - __field(struct page *, page)
>> + __field(unsigned long, pfn)
>> __field(int, reclaim_flags)
>> ),
>>
>> TP_fast_assign(
>> - __entry->page = page;
>> + __entry->pfn = page_to_pfn(page);
>> __entry->reclaim_flags = reclaim_flags;
>> ),
>>
>> TP_printk("page=%p pfn=%lu flags=%s",
>> - __entry->page,
>> - page_to_pfn(__entry->page),
>> + pfn_to_page(__entry->pfn),
>> + __entry->pfn,
>> show_reclaim_flags(__entry->reclaim_flags))
>> );
>>
>>
>
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