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SubjectRe: [RFC][PATCH] perf: Rewrite enabled/running timekeeping
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Hi,
On 05.09.2017 13:17, Alexey Budankov wrote:
> On 04.09.2017 18:41, Peter Zijlstra wrote:
>> On Mon, Sep 04, 2017 at 05:56:06PM +0300, Alexey Budankov wrote:
>>> On 04.09.2017 15:08, Peter Zijlstra wrote:
>>>> On Mon, Sep 04, 2017 at 01:46:45PM +0300, Alexey Budankov wrote:
>>>>>> So the below completely rewrites timekeeping (and probably breaks
>>>>>> world) but does away with the need to touch events that don't get
>>>>>> scheduled.
>>>>>
>>>>> We still need and do iterate thru all events at some points e.g. on context switches.
>>>>
>>>> Why do we _need_ to?
>>>
>>> We do so in the current implementation with several tstamp_* fields.
>>
>> Right, but we want to stop doing so asap :-)
>>
>
> Well, I see you point :). It turns out that with straightforward timekeeping
> we can also avoid whole tree iteration on context switches additionally to RB
> tree based iterations and rotations on hrtimer interrupt. That brings even more
> performance and rotation switch can be avoided.
>
> However we can't completely get rid of whole tree iterations because of
> inheritance code on forks in perf_event_init_context() here:
>
> perf_event_groups_for_each(event, &parent_ctx->pinned_groups, group_node) {
> ret = inherit_task_group(event, parent, parent_ctx,
> child, ctxn, &inherited_all);
> if (ret)
> goto out_unlock;
> }
>
> and here:
>
> perf_event_groups_for_each(event, &parent_ctx->flexible_groups, group_node) {
> ret = inherit_task_group(event, parent, parent_ctx,
> child, ctxn, &inherited_all);
> if (ret)
> goto out_unlock;
> }
>
> Below is the patch set put on top of the timekeeping rework.
>
> It is for tip/master branch.
>
> ---
> include/linux/perf_event.h | 40 +--
> kernel/events/core.c | 839 +++++++++++++++++++++++----------------------
> 2 files changed, 448 insertions(+), 431 deletions(-)
>

Got this under perf_fuzzer on Xeon Phi (KNL):

[ 6614.226280] ------------[ cut here ]------------
[ 6614.226305] WARNING: CPU: 45 PID: 43385 at kernel/events/core.c:239 event_function+0xb3/0xe0
[ 6614.226310] Modules linked in: btrfs xor raid6_pq ufs hfsplus hfs minix vfat msdos fat jfs xfs reiserfs binfmt_misc xt_CHECKSUM iptable_mangle fuse ipt_MASQUERADE nf_nat_masquerade_ipv4 iptable_nat nf_nat_ipv4 nf_nat nf_conntrack_ipv4 nf_defrag_ipv4 xt_conntrack nf_conntrack libcrc32c tun bridge stp llc ebtable_filter ebtables ip6table_filter ip6_tables cmac arc4 md4 nls_utf8 nfsv3 cifs rpcsec_gss_krb5 nfsv4 nfs ccm dns_resolver fscache rpcrdma ib_isert iscsi_target_mod ib_iser libiscsi scsi_transport_iscsi ib_srpt target_core_mod ib_srp scsi_transport_srp ib_ipoib rdma_ucm ib_ucm ib_uverbs ib_umad rdma_cm ib_cm iw_cm intel_rapl hfi1 sb_edac nfsd x86_pkg_temp_thermal intel_powerclamp rdmavt ipmi_ssif coretemp iTCO_wdt joydev ib_core crct10dif_pclmul iTCO_vendor_support crc32_pclmul ipmi_si ghash_clmulni_intel
[ 6614.226444] auth_rpcgss ipmi_devintf mei_me tpm_tis intel_cstate mei tpm_tis_core intel_uncore pcspkr intel_rapl_perf tpm ipmi_msghandler shpchp nfs_acl lpc_ich lockd i2c_i801 wmi grace acpi_power_meter acpi_pad sunrpc mgag200 drm_kms_helper ttm drm igb crc32c_intel ptp pps_core dca i2c_algo_bit
[ 6614.226501] CPU: 45 PID: 43385 Comm: perf_fuzzer Not tainted 4.13.0-v11.1.2+ #5
[ 6614.226506] Hardware name: Intel Corporation S7200AP/S7200AP, BIOS S72C610.86B.01.01.0190.080520162104 08/05/2016
[ 6614.226511] task: ffff8d0f5866c000 task.stack: ffffa6b05aae8000
[ 6614.226517] RIP: 0010:event_function+0xb3/0xe0
[ 6614.226522] RSP: 0018:ffffa6b05aaebc30 EFLAGS: 00010087
[ 6614.226528] RAX: 0000000000000000 RBX: ffffc6b03c545a90 RCX: ffffa6b05aaebd00
[ 6614.226532] RDX: 0000000000000000 RSI: ffffa6b05aaebca0 RDI: ffffc6b03c545a98
[ 6614.226536] RBP: ffffa6b05aaebc58 R08: 000000000001f8e0 R09: ffff8d0fa99fd120
[ 6614.226540] R10: ffff8d0fbb407900 R11: 0000000000000000 R12: ffffc6b03ba05a90
[ 6614.226544] R13: 0000000000000000 R14: ffffa6b05aaebd48 R15: ffff8d0f9c48a000
[ 6614.226550] FS: 00007f05cff85740(0000) GS:ffff8d0fbc540000(0000) knlGS:0000000000000000
[ 6614.226555] CS: 0010 DS: 0000 ES: 0000 CR0: 0000000080050033
[ 6614.226559] CR2: 00000000007211c0 CR3: 0000002f269fa000 CR4: 00000000001407e0
[ 6614.226563] Call Trace:
[ 6614.226577] remote_function+0x3b/0x50
[ 6614.226585] generic_exec_single+0x9a/0xd0
[ 6614.226592] smp_call_function_single+0xc8/0x100
[ 6614.226599] cpu_function_call+0x43/0x60
[ 6614.226606] ? cpu_clock_event_read+0x10/0x10
[ 6614.226612] perf_event_read+0xc7/0xe0
[ 6614.226619] ? perf_install_in_context+0xf0/0xf0
[ 6614.226625] __perf_read_group_add+0x25/0x180
[ 6614.226632] perf_read+0xcb/0x2b0
[ 6614.226640] __vfs_read+0x37/0x160
[ 6614.226648] ? security_file_permission+0x9d/0xc0
[ 6614.226655] vfs_read+0x8c/0x130
[ 6614.226661] SyS_read+0x55/0xc0
[ 6614.226670] do_syscall_64+0x67/0x180
[ 6614.226678] entry_SYSCALL64_slow_path+0x25/0x25
[ 6614.226684] RIP: 0033:0x7f05cfaad980
[ 6614.226688] RSP: 002b:00007fff1b562b48 EFLAGS: 00000246 ORIG_RAX: 0000000000000000
[ 6614.226694] RAX: ffffffffffffffda RBX: 0000000000000000 RCX: 00007f05cfaad980
[ 6614.226699] RDX: 0000000000004fcf RSI: 0000000000735680 RDI: 0000000000000003
[ 6614.226703] RBP: 00007fff1b562b60 R08: 00007f05cfd800f4 R09: 00007f05cfd80140
[ 6614.226707] R10: 0000000000000000 R11: 0000000000000246 R12: 0000000000401980
[ 6614.226711] R13: 00007fff1b564f60 R14: 0000000000000000 R15: 0000000000000000
[ 6614.226716] Code: e2 48 89 de 4c 89 ff 41 ff 56 08 31 c0 4d 85 ed 74 05 41 c6 45 08 00 c6 43 08 00 5b 41 5c 41 5d 41 5e 41 5f 5d c3 49 39 dc 74 cf <0f> ff eb cb 0f ff 0f 1f 80 00 00 00 00 e9 78 ff ff ff 0f ff 66
[ 6614.226812] ---[ end trace ff12704813059a28 ]---

static int event_function(void *info)
{
struct event_function_struct *efs = info;
struct perf_event *event = efs->event;
struct perf_event_context *ctx = event->ctx;
struct perf_cpu_context *cpuctx = __get_cpu_context(ctx);
struct perf_event_context *task_ctx = cpuctx->task_ctx;
int ret = 0;

WARN_ON_ONCE(!irqs_disabled());

perf_ctx_lock(cpuctx, task_ctx);
/*
* Since we do the IPI call without holding ctx->lock things can have
* changed, double check we hit the task we set out to hit.
*/
if (ctx->task) {
if (ctx->task != current) {
ret = -ESRCH;
goto unlock;
}

/*
* We only use event_function_call() on established contexts,
* and event_function() is only ever called when active (or
* rather, we'll have bailed in task_function_call() or the
* above ctx->task != current test), therefore we must have
* ctx->is_active here.
*/
WARN_ON_ONCE(!ctx->is_active);
/*
* And since we have ctx->is_active, cpuctx->task_ctx must
* match.
*/
WARN_ON_ONCE(task_ctx != ctx);
} else {
===> WARN_ON_ONCE(&cpuctx->ctx != ctx);
}

efs->func(event, cpuctx, ctx, efs->data);
unlock:
perf_ctx_unlock(cpuctx, task_ctx);

return ret;
}

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