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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 -tip] perf: x86, add SandyBridge support
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On Tue, 2011-03-01 at 17:39 +0800, Stephane Eranian wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 1, 2011 at 9:57 AM, Stephane Eranian <eranian@google.com> wrote:
> > On Tue, Mar 1, 2011 at 9:45 AM, Lin Ming <ming.m.lin@intel.com> wrote:
> >> On Tue, 2011-03-01 at 15:43 +0800, Stephane Eranian wrote:
> >>> On Mon, Feb 28, 2011 at 10:15 AM, Peter Zijlstra <a.p.zijlstra@chello.nl> wrote:
> >>> > On Mon, 2011-02-28 at 15:22 +0800, Lin Ming wrote:
> >>> >> This patch adds basic SandyBridge support, including hardware cache
> >>> >> events and PEBS events support.
> >>> >>
> >>> >> LLC-* hareware cache events don't work for now, it depends on the
> >>> >> offcore patches.
> >>> >
> >>> > What's the status of those, Stephane reported some problems last I
> >>> > remember?
> >>> >
> >>> I tried the trick I mentioned and it seems to work.
> >>>
> >>> Something like below with hwc->extra_alloc.
> >>> Could probably find a better name for that field.
> >>
> >> Stephane,
> >>
> >> I'll integrate below changes to the offcore patches, OK?
> >>
> > Let me try one more test on this.
> > I want to show the case the caused the problem in the first place.
> >
>
> There you go:
>
> $ task -e offcore_response_0:DMND_DATA_RD:local_dram -e
> offcore_response_0:DMND_DATA_RD:local_dram noploop 1
>
> Here the two instances of offcore_response are in two different event groups.
> I instrumented get/put percore constraint routines. get1 is where you do the
> first allocation, get2 is where you do ref++.
>
> The scheduling algorithm will do:
> - submit 1st group
> - schedule 1st group
> - submit 2nd group
> - schedule 1st + 2nd group
>
> Which results in the following trace:
>
> [ 109.855713] CPU0 get1 cfg=1301b7 ref=1
> [ 109.855717] CPU0 get2 cfg=1301b7 ref=2
> [ 109.855718] CPU0 get2 cfg=1301b7 ref=3 <-- this one is bogus
> [ 109.856606] CPU0 put cfg=1301b7 ref=2
> [ 109.856609] CPU0 put cfg=1301b7 ref=1 <- don't free the resource

Do you mean the issue is still there even with your extra_alloc patch
applied?

>
> [ 109.856616] CPU0 get2 cfg=1301b7 ref=2
> [ 109.856619] CPU0 get2 cfg=1301b7 ref=3
> [ 109.856622] CPU0 get2 cfg=1301b7 ref=4
> [ 110.742151] CPU0 put cfg=1301b7 ref=3
> [ 110.742154] CPU0 put cfg=1301b7 ref=2
>
> [ 110.742160] CPU0 get2 cfg=1301b7 ref=3
> [ 110.742161] CPU0 get2 cfg=1301b7 ref=4
> [ 110.742163] CPU0 get2 cfg=1301b7 ref=5
> [ 110.854448] CPU0 put cfg=1301b7 ref=4
> [ 110.854450] CPU0 put cfg=1301b7 ref=3




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