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SubjectRe: [PATCH] lockdep: Make lockstats counting per cpu
I forgot to mention in the title of this patch, this is
the "v2".


On Fri, Mar 26, 2010 at 04:11:58AM +0100, Frederic Weisbecker wrote:
> Locking statistics are implemented using global atomic variables.
> This is usually fine unless some path write them very often.
>
> This is the case for the function and function graph tracers
> that disable irqs for each entry saved (except if the function
> tracer is in preempt disabled only mode).
> And calls to local_irq_save/restore() increment hardirqs_on_events
> and hardirqs_off_events stats (or similar stats for redundant
> versions).
>
> Incrementing these global vars for each function ends up in too
> much cache bouncing if lockstats are enabled.
>
> To solve this, implement the debug_atomic_*() operations using
> per cpu vars. We can't use irqsafe per cpu counters for that as
> these stats might be also written from NMI path, and irqsafe per
> cpu counters are not NMI safe, but local_t oprations are.
>
> This version then uses local_t based per cpu counters.
>
> v2: Use per_cpu() instead of get_cpu_var() to fetch the desired
> cpu vars on debug_atomic_read()
>
> Suggested-by: Steven Rostedt <rostedt@goodmis.org>
> Signed-off-by: Frederic Weisbecker <fweisbec@gmail.com>
> Cc: Peter Zijlstra <a.p.zijlstra@chello.nl>
> Cc: Steven Rostedt <rostedt@goodmis.org>
> ---
> kernel/lockdep.c | 28 ++++++++--------
> kernel/lockdep_internals.h | 71 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++-------------
> 2 files changed, 64 insertions(+), 35 deletions(-)
>
> diff --git a/kernel/lockdep.c b/kernel/lockdep.c
> index 65b5f5b..55e60a0 100644
> --- a/kernel/lockdep.c
> +++ b/kernel/lockdep.c
> @@ -430,20 +430,20 @@ static struct stack_trace lockdep_init_trace = {
> /*
> * Various lockdep statistics:
> */
> -atomic_t chain_lookup_hits;
> -atomic_t chain_lookup_misses;
> -atomic_t hardirqs_on_events;
> -atomic_t hardirqs_off_events;
> -atomic_t redundant_hardirqs_on;
> -atomic_t redundant_hardirqs_off;
> -atomic_t softirqs_on_events;
> -atomic_t softirqs_off_events;
> -atomic_t redundant_softirqs_on;
> -atomic_t redundant_softirqs_off;
> -atomic_t nr_unused_locks;
> -atomic_t nr_cyclic_checks;
> -atomic_t nr_find_usage_forwards_checks;
> -atomic_t nr_find_usage_backwards_checks;
> +DEFINE_PER_CPU(local_t, chain_lookup_hits);
> +DEFINE_PER_CPU(local_t, chain_lookup_misses);
> +DEFINE_PER_CPU(local_t, hardirqs_on_events);
> +DEFINE_PER_CPU(local_t, hardirqs_off_events);
> +DEFINE_PER_CPU(local_t, redundant_hardirqs_on);
> +DEFINE_PER_CPU(local_t, redundant_hardirqs_off);
> +DEFINE_PER_CPU(local_t, softirqs_on_events);
> +DEFINE_PER_CPU(local_t, softirqs_off_events);
> +DEFINE_PER_CPU(local_t, redundant_softirqs_on);
> +DEFINE_PER_CPU(local_t, redundant_softirqs_off);
> +DEFINE_PER_CPU(local_t, nr_unused_locks);
> +DEFINE_PER_CPU(local_t, nr_cyclic_checks);
> +DEFINE_PER_CPU(local_t, nr_find_usage_forwards_checks);
> +DEFINE_PER_CPU(local_t, nr_find_usage_backwards_checks);
> #endif
>
> /*
> diff --git a/kernel/lockdep_internals.h b/kernel/lockdep_internals.h
> index a2ee95a..38c8ac7 100644
> --- a/kernel/lockdep_internals.h
> +++ b/kernel/lockdep_internals.h
> @@ -110,29 +110,58 @@ lockdep_count_backward_deps(struct lock_class *class)
> #endif
>
> #ifdef CONFIG_DEBUG_LOCKDEP
> +
> +#include <asm/local.h>
> +/*
> + * Various lockdep statistics.
> + * We want them per cpu as they are often accessed in fast path
> + * and we want to avoid too much cache bouncing.
> + * We can't use irqsafe per cpu counters as those are not NMI safe, as
> + * opposite to local_t.
> + */
> +DECLARE_PER_CPU(local_t, chain_lookup_hits);
> +DECLARE_PER_CPU(local_t, chain_lookup_misses);
> +DECLARE_PER_CPU(local_t, hardirqs_on_events);
> +DECLARE_PER_CPU(local_t, hardirqs_off_events);
> +DECLARE_PER_CPU(local_t, redundant_hardirqs_on);
> +DECLARE_PER_CPU(local_t, redundant_hardirqs_off);
> +DECLARE_PER_CPU(local_t, softirqs_on_events);
> +DECLARE_PER_CPU(local_t, softirqs_off_events);
> +DECLARE_PER_CPU(local_t, redundant_softirqs_on);
> +DECLARE_PER_CPU(local_t, redundant_softirqs_off);
> +DECLARE_PER_CPU(local_t, nr_unused_locks);
> +DECLARE_PER_CPU(local_t, nr_cyclic_checks);
> +DECLARE_PER_CPU(local_t, nr_cyclic_check_recursions);
> +DECLARE_PER_CPU(local_t, nr_find_usage_forwards_checks);
> +DECLARE_PER_CPU(local_t, nr_find_usage_forwards_recursions);
> +DECLARE_PER_CPU(local_t, nr_find_usage_backwards_checks);
> +DECLARE_PER_CPU(local_t, nr_find_usage_backwards_recursions);
> +
> +# define debug_atomic_inc(ptr) { \
> + WARN_ON_ONCE(!irq_disabled()); \
> + local_t *__ptr = &__get_cpu_var(ptr); \
> + local_inc(__ptr); \
> +}
> +
> +# define debug_atomic_dec(ptr) { \
> + WARN_ON_ONCE(!irq_disabled()); \
> + local_t *__ptr = &__get_cpu_var(ptr); \
> + local_dec(__ptr); \
> +}
> +
> /*
> - * Various lockdep statistics:
> + * It's fine to use local_read from other cpus. Read is racy anyway,
> + * but it's guaranteed high and low parts are read atomically.
> */
> -extern atomic_t chain_lookup_hits;
> -extern atomic_t chain_lookup_misses;
> -extern atomic_t hardirqs_on_events;
> -extern atomic_t hardirqs_off_events;
> -extern atomic_t redundant_hardirqs_on;
> -extern atomic_t redundant_hardirqs_off;
> -extern atomic_t softirqs_on_events;
> -extern atomic_t softirqs_off_events;
> -extern atomic_t redundant_softirqs_on;
> -extern atomic_t redundant_softirqs_off;
> -extern atomic_t nr_unused_locks;
> -extern atomic_t nr_cyclic_checks;
> -extern atomic_t nr_cyclic_check_recursions;
> -extern atomic_t nr_find_usage_forwards_checks;
> -extern atomic_t nr_find_usage_forwards_recursions;
> -extern atomic_t nr_find_usage_backwards_checks;
> -extern atomic_t nr_find_usage_backwards_recursions;
> -# define debug_atomic_inc(ptr) atomic_inc(ptr)
> -# define debug_atomic_dec(ptr) atomic_dec(ptr)
> -# define debug_atomic_read(ptr) atomic_read(ptr)
> +# define debug_atomic_read(ptr) ({ \
> + unsigned long long __total = 0; \
> + int __cpu; \
> + for_each_possible_cpu(__cpu) { \
> + local_t *__ptr = &per_cpu(ptr, cpu); \
> + __total += local_read(__ptr); \
> + } \
> + __total; \
> +})
> #else
> # define debug_atomic_inc(ptr) do { } while (0)
> # define debug_atomic_dec(ptr) do { } while (0)
> --
> 1.6.2.3
>



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