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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Add DocBook documentation for the block tracepoints.
On 03/08/2010 08:18 PM, Randy Dunlap wrote:
> On 03/08/10 08:50, William Cohen wrote:
>> On 03/06/2010 11:07 PM, Randy Dunlap wrote:
>>> William Cohen wrote:
>>>> This patch adds a simple description of the various block tracepoints
>>>> available in the kernel.
>>>>
>>>> Signed-off-by: William Cohen <wcohen@redhat.com>
>>>
>>> Thanks. I have just a few nits below then it will be ready IMO.
>>
>> I have gone through the patch and made the changes. Below is the updated patch
>>
>> -Will
>>
>>
>> Signed-off-by: William Cohen <wcohen@redhat.com>
>
> Thanks, looks good. I'll merge it or get Jens to merge it.

Hi Randy,

Which git repository is this going into? I didn't see it in any of the git repositories I looked at.

-Will

>
>> ---
>> Documentation/DocBook/tracepoint.tmpl | 13 +++
>> include/trace/events/block.h | 164 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
>> 2 files changed, 177 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)
>>
>> diff --git a/Documentation/DocBook/tracepoint.tmpl b/Documentation/DocBook/tracepoint.tmpl
>> index 8bca1d5..e8473ea 100644
>> --- a/Documentation/DocBook/tracepoint.tmpl
>> +++ b/Documentation/DocBook/tracepoint.tmpl
>> @@ -16,6 +16,15 @@
>> </address>
>> </affiliation>
>> </author>
>> + <author>
>> + <firstname>William</firstname>
>> + <surname>Cohen</surname>
>> + <affiliation>
>> + <address>
>> + <email>wcohen@redhat.com</email>
>> + </address>
>> + </affiliation>
>> + </author>
>> </authorgroup>
>>
>> <legalnotice>
>> @@ -91,4 +100,8 @@
>> !Iinclude/trace/events/signal.h
>> </chapter>
>>
>> + <chapter id="block">
>> + <title>Block IO</title>
>> +!Iinclude/trace/events/block.h
>> + </chapter>
>> </book>
>> diff --git a/include/trace/events/block.h b/include/trace/events/block.h
>> index 5fb7273..6bb1181 100644
>> --- a/include/trace/events/block.h
>> +++ b/include/trace/events/block.h
>> @@ -40,6 +40,16 @@ DECLARE_EVENT_CLASS(block_rq_with_error,
>> __entry->nr_sector, __entry->errors)
>> );
>>
>> +/**
>> + * block_rq_abort - abort block operation request
>> + * @q: queue containing the block operation request
>> + * @rq: block IO operation request
>> + *
>> + * Called immediately after pending block IO operation request @rq in
>> + * queue @q is aborted. The fields in the operation request @rq
>> + * can be examined to determine which device and sectors the pending
>> + * operation would access.
>> + */
>> DEFINE_EVENT(block_rq_with_error, block_rq_abort,
>>
>> TP_PROTO(struct request_queue *q, struct request *rq),
>> @@ -47,6 +57,15 @@ DEFINE_EVENT(block_rq_with_error, block_rq_abort,
>> TP_ARGS(q, rq)
>> );
>>
>> +/**
>> + * block_rq_requeue - place block IO request back on a queue
>> + * @q: queue holding operation
>> + * @rq: block IO operation request
>> + *
>> + * The block operation request @rq is being placed back into queue
>> + * @q. For some reason the request was not completed and needs to be
>> + * put back in the queue.
>> + */
>> DEFINE_EVENT(block_rq_with_error, block_rq_requeue,
>>
>> TP_PROTO(struct request_queue *q, struct request *rq),
>> @@ -54,6 +73,17 @@ DEFINE_EVENT(block_rq_with_error, block_rq_requeue,
>> TP_ARGS(q, rq)
>> );
>>
>> +/**
>> + * block_rq_complete - block IO operation completed by device driver
>> + * @q: queue containing the block operation request
>> + * @rq: block operations request
>> + *
>> + * The block_rq_complete tracepoint event indicates that some portion
>> + * of operation request has been completed by the device driver. If
>> + * the @rq->bio is %NULL, then there is absolutely no additional work to
>> + * do for the request. If @rq->bio is non-NULL then there is
>> + * additional work required to complete the request.
>> + */
>> DEFINE_EVENT(block_rq_with_error, block_rq_complete,
>>
>> TP_PROTO(struct request_queue *q, struct request *rq),
>> @@ -95,6 +125,16 @@ DECLARE_EVENT_CLASS(block_rq,
>> __entry->nr_sector, __entry->comm)
>> );
>>
>> +/**
>> + * block_rq_insert - insert block operation request into queue
>> + * @q: target queue
>> + * @rq: block IO operation request
>> + *
>> + * Called immediately before block operation request @rq is inserted
>> + * into queue @q. The fields in the operation request @rq struct can
>> + * be examined to determine which device and sectors the pending
>> + * operation would access.
>> + */
>> DEFINE_EVENT(block_rq, block_rq_insert,
>>
>> TP_PROTO(struct request_queue *q, struct request *rq),
>> @@ -102,6 +142,14 @@ DEFINE_EVENT(block_rq, block_rq_insert,
>> TP_ARGS(q, rq)
>> );
>>
>> +/**
>> + * block_rq_issue - issue pending block IO request operation to device driver
>> + * @q: queue holding operation
>> + * @rq: block IO operation operation request
>> + *
>> + * Called when block operation request @rq from queue @q is sent to a
>> + * device driver for processing.
>> + */
>> DEFINE_EVENT(block_rq, block_rq_issue,
>>
>> TP_PROTO(struct request_queue *q, struct request *rq),
>> @@ -109,6 +157,17 @@ DEFINE_EVENT(block_rq, block_rq_issue,
>> TP_ARGS(q, rq)
>> );
>>
>> +/**
>> + * block_bio_bounce - used bounce buffer when processing block operation
>> + * @q: queue holding the block operation
>> + * @bio: block operation
>> + *
>> + * A bounce buffer was used to handle the block operation @bio in @q.
>> + * This occurs when hardware limitations prevent a direct transfer of
>> + * data between the @bio data memory area and the IO device. Use of a
>> + * bounce buffer requires extra copying of data and decreases
>> + * performance.
>> + */
>> TRACE_EVENT(block_bio_bounce,
>>
>> TP_PROTO(struct request_queue *q, struct bio *bio),
>> @@ -138,6 +197,14 @@ TRACE_EVENT(block_bio_bounce,
>> __entry->nr_sector, __entry->comm)
>> );
>>
>> +/**
>> + * block_bio_complete - completed all work on the block operation
>> + * @q: queue holding the block operation
>> + * @bio: block operation completed
>> + *
>> + * This tracepoint indicates there is no further work to do on this
>> + * block IO operation @bio.
>> + */
>> TRACE_EVENT(block_bio_complete,
>>
>> TP_PROTO(struct request_queue *q, struct bio *bio),
>> @@ -193,6 +260,14 @@ DECLARE_EVENT_CLASS(block_bio,
>> __entry->nr_sector, __entry->comm)
>> );
>>
>> +/**
>> + * block_bio_backmerge - merging block operation to the end of an existing operation
>> + * @q: queue holding operation
>> + * @bio: new block operation to merge
>> + *
>> + * Merging block request @bio to the end of an existing block request
>> + * in queue @q.
>> + */
>> DEFINE_EVENT(block_bio, block_bio_backmerge,
>>
>> TP_PROTO(struct request_queue *q, struct bio *bio),
>> @@ -200,6 +275,14 @@ DEFINE_EVENT(block_bio, block_bio_backmerge,
>> TP_ARGS(q, bio)
>> );
>>
>> +/**
>> + * block_bio_frontmerge - merging block operation to the beginning of an existing operation
>> + * @q: queue holding operation
>> + * @bio: new block operation to merge
>> + *
>> + * Merging block IO operation @bio to the beginning of an existing block
>> + * operation in queue @q.
>> + */
>> DEFINE_EVENT(block_bio, block_bio_frontmerge,
>>
>> TP_PROTO(struct request_queue *q, struct bio *bio),
>> @@ -207,6 +290,13 @@ DEFINE_EVENT(block_bio, block_bio_frontmerge,
>> TP_ARGS(q, bio)
>> );
>>
>> +/**
>> + * block_bio_queue - putting new block IO operation in queue
>> + * @q: queue holding operation
>> + * @bio: new block operation
>> + *
>> + * About to place the block IO operation @bio into queue @q.
>> + */
>> DEFINE_EVENT(block_bio, block_bio_queue,
>>
>> TP_PROTO(struct request_queue *q, struct bio *bio),
>> @@ -243,6 +333,15 @@ DECLARE_EVENT_CLASS(block_get_rq,
>> __entry->nr_sector, __entry->comm)
>> );
>>
>> +/**
>> + * block_getrq - get a free request entry in queue for block IO operations
>> + * @q: queue for operations
>> + * @bio: pending block IO operation
>> + * @rw: low bit indicates a read (%0) or a write (%1)
>> + *
>> + * A request struct for queue @q has been allocated to handle the
>> + * block IO operation @bio.
>> + */
>> DEFINE_EVENT(block_get_rq, block_getrq,
>>
>> TP_PROTO(struct request_queue *q, struct bio *bio, int rw),
>> @@ -250,6 +349,17 @@ DEFINE_EVENT(block_get_rq, block_getrq,
>> TP_ARGS(q, bio, rw)
>> );
>>
>> +/**
>> + * block_sleeprq - waiting to get a free request entry in queue for block IO operation
>> + * @q: queue for operation
>> + * @bio: pending block IO operation
>> + * @rw: low bit indicates a read (%0) or a write (%1)
>> + *
>> + * In the case where a request struct cannot be provided for queue @q
>> + * the process needs to wait for an request struct to become
>> + * available. This tracepoint event is generated each time the
>> + * process goes to sleep waiting for request struct become available.
>> + */
>> DEFINE_EVENT(block_get_rq, block_sleeprq,
>>
>> TP_PROTO(struct request_queue *q, struct bio *bio, int rw),
>> @@ -257,6 +367,14 @@ DEFINE_EVENT(block_get_rq, block_sleeprq,
>> TP_ARGS(q, bio, rw)
>> );
>>
>> +/**
>> + * block_plug - keep operations requests in request queue
>> + * @q: request queue to plug
>> + *
>> + * Plug the request queue @q. Do not allow block operation requests
>> + * to be sent to the device driver. Instead, accumulate requests in
>> + * the queue to improve throughput performance of the block device.
>> + */
>> TRACE_EVENT(block_plug,
>>
>> TP_PROTO(struct request_queue *q),
>> @@ -293,6 +411,13 @@ DECLARE_EVENT_CLASS(block_unplug,
>> TP_printk("[%s] %d", __entry->comm, __entry->nr_rq)
>> );
>>
>> +/**
>> + * block_unplug_timer - timed release of operations requests in queue to device driver
>> + * @q: request queue to unplug
>> + *
>> + * Unplug the request queue @q because a timer expired and allow block
>> + * operation requests to be sent to the device driver.
>> + */
>> DEFINE_EVENT(block_unplug, block_unplug_timer,
>>
>> TP_PROTO(struct request_queue *q),
>> @@ -300,6 +425,13 @@ DEFINE_EVENT(block_unplug, block_unplug_timer,
>> TP_ARGS(q)
>> );
>>
>> +/**
>> + * block_unplug_io - release of operations requests in request queue
>> + * @q: request queue to unplug
>> + *
>> + * Unplug request queue @q because device driver is scheduled to work
>> + * on elements in the request queue.
>> + */
>> DEFINE_EVENT(block_unplug, block_unplug_io,
>>
>> TP_PROTO(struct request_queue *q),
>> @@ -307,6 +439,17 @@ DEFINE_EVENT(block_unplug, block_unplug_io,
>> TP_ARGS(q)
>> );
>>
>> +/**
>> + * block_split - split a single bio struct into two bio structs
>> + * @q: queue containing the bio
>> + * @bio: block operation being split
>> + * @new_sector: The starting sector for the new bio
>> + *
>> + * The bio request @bio in request queue @q needs to be split into two
>> + * bio requests. The newly created @bio request starts at
>> + * @new_sector. This split may be required due to hardware limitation
>> + * such as operation crossing device boundaries in a RAID system.
>> + */
>> TRACE_EVENT(block_split,
>>
>> TP_PROTO(struct request_queue *q, struct bio *bio,
>> @@ -337,6 +480,16 @@ TRACE_EVENT(block_split,
>> __entry->comm)
>> );
>>
>> +/**
>> + * block_remap - map request for a partition to the raw device
>> + * @q: queue holding the operation
>> + * @bio: revised operation
>> + * @dev: device for the operation
>> + * @from: original sector for the operation
>> + *
>> + * An operation for a partition on a block device has been mapped to the
>> + * raw block device.
>> + */
>> TRACE_EVENT(block_remap,
>>
>> TP_PROTO(struct request_queue *q, struct bio *bio, dev_t dev,
>> @@ -370,6 +523,17 @@ TRACE_EVENT(block_remap,
>> (unsigned long long)__entry->old_sector)
>> );
>>
>> +/**
>> + * block_rq_remap - map request for a block operation request
>> + * @q: queue holding the operation
>> + * @rq: block IO operation request
>> + * @dev: device for the operation
>> + * @from: original sector for the operation
>> + *
>> + * The block operation request @rq in @q has been remapped. The block
>> + * operation request @rq holds the current information and @from hold
>> + * the original sector.
>> + */
>> TRACE_EVENT(block_rq_remap,
>>
>> TP_PROTO(struct request_queue *q, struct request *rq, dev_t dev,
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