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Subject[tip:perf/urgent] perf top: Check the latency of perf_top__mmap_read()
Commit-ID:  1db6c3a2144eaf0d8aaeecf46df73106834bad75
Gitweb: https://git.kernel.org/tip/1db6c3a2144eaf0d8aaeecf46df73106834bad75
Author: Kan Liang <kan.liang@intel.com>
AuthorDate: Thu, 18 Jan 2018 13:26:32 -0800
Committer: Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo <acme@redhat.com>
CommitDate: Tue, 6 Feb 2018 10:11:51 -0300

perf top: Check the latency of perf_top__mmap_read()

The latency of perf_top__mmap_read() should be lower than refresh time.
If not, give some hints to reduce the latency.

Signed-off-by: Kan Liang <kan.liang@intel.com>
Acked-by: Jiri Olsa <jolsa@kernel.org>
Cc: Andi Kleen <ak@linux.intel.com>
Cc: Jin Yao <yao.jin@linux.intel.com>
Cc: Namhyung Kim <namhyung@kernel.org>
Cc: Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org>
Cc: Wang Nan <wangnan0@huawei.com>
Link: http://lkml.kernel.org/r/1516310792-208685-18-git-send-email-kan.liang@intel.com
Signed-off-by: Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo <acme@redhat.com>
---
tools/perf/builtin-top.c | 9 +++++++++
1 file changed, 9 insertions(+)

diff --git a/tools/perf/builtin-top.c b/tools/perf/builtin-top.c
index 2b4914f..b7c823b 100644
--- a/tools/perf/builtin-top.c
+++ b/tools/perf/builtin-top.c
@@ -889,8 +889,10 @@ static void perf_top__mmap_read(struct perf_top *top)
{
bool overwrite = top->record_opts.overwrite;
struct perf_evlist *evlist = top->evlist;
+ unsigned long long start, end;
int i;

+ start = rdclock();
if (overwrite)
perf_evlist__toggle_bkw_mmap(evlist, BKW_MMAP_DATA_PENDING);

@@ -901,6 +903,13 @@ static void perf_top__mmap_read(struct perf_top *top)
perf_evlist__toggle_bkw_mmap(evlist, BKW_MMAP_EMPTY);
perf_evlist__toggle_bkw_mmap(evlist, BKW_MMAP_RUNNING);
}
+ end = rdclock();
+
+ if ((end - start) > (unsigned long long)top->delay_secs * NSEC_PER_SEC)
+ ui__warning("Too slow to read ring buffer.\n"
+ "Please try increasing the period (-c) or\n"
+ "decreasing the freq (-F) or\n"
+ "limiting the number of CPUs (-C)\n");
}

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