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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 1/3] tracing,x86: add a TSC trace_clock
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This change will require an ack from one of the x86 maintainers.

For reference to this patch, please see this thread:

https://lkml.org/lkml/2012/9/11/572

On Wed, 2012-09-12 at 16:31 -0700, David Sharp wrote:
> In order to promote interoperability between userspace tracers and ftrace,
> add a trace_clock that reports raw TSC values which will then be recorded
> in the ring buffer. Userspace tracers that also record TSCs are then on
> exactly the same time base as the kernel and events can be unambiguously
> interlaced.
>
> Tested: Enabled a tracepoint and the "tsc" trace_clock and saw very large
> timestamp values.
>
> v2:
> Move arch-specific bits out of generic code.

As Masami pointed out, please add a SOB to your patches.

Thanks,

-- Steve

>
> Google-Bug-Id: 6980623
> ---
> arch/x86/include/asm/trace_clock.h | 16 ++++++++++++++++
> arch/x86/kernel/Makefile | 1 +
> arch/x86/kernel/trace_clock.c | 20 ++++++++++++++++++++
> include/asm-generic/trace_clock.h | 15 +++++++++++++++
> include/linux/trace_clock.h | 2 ++
> kernel/trace/trace.c | 1 +
> 6 files changed, 55 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)
> create mode 100644 arch/x86/include/asm/trace_clock.h
> create mode 100644 arch/x86/kernel/trace_clock.c
> create mode 100644 include/asm-generic/trace_clock.h
>
> diff --git a/arch/x86/include/asm/trace_clock.h b/arch/x86/include/asm/trace_clock.h
> new file mode 100644
> index 0000000..0b1f391
> --- /dev/null
> +++ b/arch/x86/include/asm/trace_clock.h
> @@ -0,0 +1,16 @@
> +#ifndef _ASM_X86_TRACE_CLOCK_H
> +#define _ASM_X86_TRACE_CLOCK_H
> +
> +#include <linux/compiler.h>
> +#include <linux/types.h>
> +
> +#ifdef CONFIG_X86_TSC
> +
> +extern u64 notrace trace_clock_x86_tsc(void);
> +
> +# define ARCH_TRACE_CLOCKS \
> + { trace_clock_x86_tsc, "tsc" },
> +
> +#endif
> +
> +#endif /* _ASM_X86_TRACE_CLOCK_H */
> diff --git a/arch/x86/kernel/Makefile b/arch/x86/kernel/Makefile
> index 8215e56..0ee9344 100644
> --- a/arch/x86/kernel/Makefile
> +++ b/arch/x86/kernel/Makefile
> @@ -62,6 +62,7 @@ obj-$(CONFIG_X86_REBOOTFIXUPS) += reboot_fixups_32.o
> obj-$(CONFIG_DYNAMIC_FTRACE) += ftrace.o
> obj-$(CONFIG_FUNCTION_GRAPH_TRACER) += ftrace.o
> obj-$(CONFIG_FTRACE_SYSCALLS) += ftrace.o
> +obj-$(CONFIG_X86_TSC) += trace_clock.o
> obj-$(CONFIG_KEXEC) += machine_kexec_$(BITS).o
> obj-$(CONFIG_KEXEC) += relocate_kernel_$(BITS).o crash.o
> obj-$(CONFIG_CRASH_DUMP) += crash_dump_$(BITS).o
> diff --git a/arch/x86/kernel/trace_clock.c b/arch/x86/kernel/trace_clock.c
> new file mode 100644
> index 0000000..b8959f8
> --- /dev/null
> +++ b/arch/x86/kernel/trace_clock.c
> @@ -0,0 +1,20 @@
> +/*
> + * X86 trace clocks
> + */
> +#include <asm/trace_clock.h>
> +#include <asm/barrier.h>
> +#include <asm/msr.h>
> +
> +/*
> + * trace_clock_x86_tsc(): A clock that is just the cycle counter.
> + *
> + * Unlike the other clocks, this is not in nanoseconds.
> + */
> +u64 notrace trace_clock_x86_tsc(void)
> +{
> + u64 ret;
> + rdtsc_barrier();
> + rdtscll(ret);
> +
> + return ret;
> +}
> diff --git a/include/asm-generic/trace_clock.h b/include/asm-generic/trace_clock.h
> new file mode 100644
> index 0000000..648cdcd
> --- /dev/null
> +++ b/include/asm-generic/trace_clock.h
> @@ -0,0 +1,15 @@
> +/*
> + * Arch-specific trace clocks.
> + */
> +#ifndef _ASM_GENERIC_TRACE_CLOCK_H
> +#define _ASM_GENERIC_TRACE_CLOCK_H
> +
> +/*
> + * Additional trace clocks added to the trace_clocks
> + * array in kernel/trace/trace.c
> + */
> +#ifndef ARCH_TRACE_CLOCKS
> +# define ARCH_TRACE_CLOCKS
> +#endif
> +
> +#endif /* _ASM_GENERIC_TRACE_CLOCK_H */
> diff --git a/include/linux/trace_clock.h b/include/linux/trace_clock.h
> index 4eb4902..d563f37 100644
> --- a/include/linux/trace_clock.h
> +++ b/include/linux/trace_clock.h
> @@ -12,6 +12,8 @@
> #include <linux/compiler.h>
> #include <linux/types.h>
>
> +#include <asm/trace_clock.h>
> +
> extern u64 notrace trace_clock_local(void);
> extern u64 notrace trace_clock(void);
> extern u64 notrace trace_clock_global(void);
> diff --git a/kernel/trace/trace.c b/kernel/trace/trace.c
> index 5c38c81..92fb08e 100644
> --- a/kernel/trace/trace.c
> +++ b/kernel/trace/trace.c
> @@ -480,6 +480,7 @@ static struct {
> { trace_clock_local, "local" },
> { trace_clock_global, "global" },
> { trace_clock_counter, "counter" },
> + ARCH_TRACE_CLOCKS
> };
>
> int trace_clock_id;




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