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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 5/7] ramoops: Split ftrace buffer space into per-CPU zones
On Thu, Oct 20, 2016 at 12:34 AM, Joel Fernandes <joelaf@google.com> wrote:
> If FTRACE_PER_CPU flag is passed to ramoops pdata, split the space into
> multiple zones depending on the number of CPUs.
>
> This speeds up the performance of function tracing by about 280% in my tests as
> we avoid the locking. The trade off being lesser space available per CPU. Let
> the ramoops user decide which option they want based on pdata flag.
>
> Signed-off-by: Joel Fernandes <joelaf@google.com>
> ---
> fs/pstore/ram.c | 72 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++-----------
> include/linux/pstore_ram.h | 3 ++
> 2 files changed, 58 insertions(+), 17 deletions(-)
>
> diff --git a/fs/pstore/ram.c b/fs/pstore/ram.c
> index 5caa512..5e96f78 100644
> --- a/fs/pstore/ram.c
> +++ b/fs/pstore/ram.c
> @@ -87,7 +87,7 @@ MODULE_PARM_DESC(ramoops_ecc,
> struct ramoops_context {
> struct persistent_ram_zone **przs;
> struct persistent_ram_zone *cprz;
> - struct persistent_ram_zone *fprz;
> + struct persistent_ram_zone **fprzs;
> struct persistent_ram_zone *mprz;
> phys_addr_t phys_addr;
> unsigned long size;
> @@ -97,6 +97,7 @@ struct ramoops_context {
> size_t ftrace_size;
> size_t pmsg_size;
> int dump_oops;
> + int flags;
> struct persistent_ram_ecc_info ecc_info;
> unsigned int max_dump_cnt;
> unsigned int dump_write_cnt;
> @@ -219,9 +220,17 @@ static ssize_t ramoops_pstore_read(u64 *id, enum pstore_type_id *type,
> if (!prz_ok(prz))
> prz = ramoops_get_next_prz(&cxt->cprz, &cxt->console_read_cnt,
> 1, id, type, PSTORE_TYPE_CONSOLE, 0);
> - if (!prz_ok(prz))
> - prz = ramoops_get_next_prz(&cxt->fprz, &cxt->ftrace_read_cnt,
> - 1, id, type, PSTORE_TYPE_FTRACE, 0);
> + if (!prz_ok(prz)) {
> + int max = (cxt->flags & FTRACE_PER_CPU) ? nr_cpu_ids : 1;
> + while (cxt->ftrace_read_cnt < max && !prz) {
> + prz = ramoops_get_next_prz(cxt->fprzs,
> + &cxt->ftrace_read_cnt, max, id, type,
> + PSTORE_TYPE_FTRACE, 0);
> + if (!prz_ok(prz))
> + continue;
> + }
> + }
> +
> if (!prz_ok(prz))
> prz = ramoops_get_next_prz(&cxt->mprz, &cxt->pmsg_read_cnt,
> 1, id, type, PSTORE_TYPE_PMSG, 0);
> @@ -283,9 +292,23 @@ static int notrace ramoops_pstore_write_buf(enum pstore_type_id type,
> persistent_ram_write(cxt->cprz, buf, size, PSTORE_RAM_LOCK);
> return 0;
> } else if (type == PSTORE_TYPE_FTRACE) {
> - if (!cxt->fprz)
> + int zonenum, lock;
> +
> + if (!cxt->fprzs)
> return -ENOMEM;
> - persistent_ram_write(cxt->fprz, buf, size, PSTORE_RAM_LOCK);
> + /*
> + * If per-cpu buffers, don't lock. Otherwise there's only
> + * 1 zone for ftrace (zone 0) and all CPUs share it, so lock.
> + */
> + if (cxt->flags & FTRACE_PER_CPU) {
> + zonenum = smp_processor_id();
> + lock = PSTORE_RAM_NOLOCK;
> + } else {
> + zonenum = 0;
> + lock = PSTORE_RAM_LOCK;
> + }
> +
> + persistent_ram_write(cxt->fprzs[zonenum], buf, size, lock);
> return 0;
> } else if (type == PSTORE_TYPE_PMSG) {
> pr_warn_ratelimited("ramoops: warning: PMSG shouldn't call %s\n",
> @@ -352,6 +375,7 @@ static int ramoops_pstore_erase(enum pstore_type_id type, u64 id, int count,
> {
> struct ramoops_context *cxt = psi->data;
> struct persistent_ram_zone *prz;
> + int max;
>
> switch (type) {
> case PSTORE_TYPE_DMESG:
> @@ -363,7 +387,10 @@ static int ramoops_pstore_erase(enum pstore_type_id type, u64 id, int count,
> prz = cxt->cprz;
> break;
> case PSTORE_TYPE_FTRACE:
> - prz = cxt->fprz;
> + max = (cxt->flags & FTRACE_PER_CPU) ? nr_cpu_ids : 1;
> + if (id >= max)
> + return -EINVAL;
> + prz = cxt->fprzs[id];
> break;
> case PSTORE_TYPE_PMSG:
> prz = cxt->mprz;
> @@ -394,14 +421,23 @@ static void ramoops_free_przs(struct ramoops_context *cxt)
> {
> int i;
>
> - if (!cxt->przs)
> - return;
> + /* Free dump PRZs */
> + if (cxt->przs) {
> + for (i = 0; i < cxt->max_dump_cnt; i++)
> + persistent_ram_free(cxt->przs[i]);
>
> - for (i = 0; i < cxt->max_dump_cnt; i++)
> - persistent_ram_free(cxt->przs[i]);
> + kfree(cxt->przs);
> + cxt->max_dump_cnt = 0;
> + }
>
> - kfree(cxt->przs);
> - cxt->max_dump_cnt = 0;
> + /* Free ftrace PRZs */
> + if (cxt->fprzs) {
> + int nr = (cxt->flags & FTRACE_PER_CPU) ? nr_cpu_ids : 1;
> +
> + for (i = 0; i < nr; i++)
> + persistent_ram_free(cxt->fprzs[i]);
> + kfree(cxt->fprzs);
> + }
> }
>
> static int ramoops_init_przs(struct device *dev, struct ramoops_context *cxt,
> @@ -618,6 +654,7 @@ static int ramoops_probe(struct platform_device *pdev)
> cxt->ftrace_size = pdata->ftrace_size;
> cxt->pmsg_size = pdata->pmsg_size;
> cxt->dump_oops = pdata->dump_oops;
> + cxt->flags = pdata->flags;
> cxt->ecc_info = pdata->ecc_info;
>
> paddr = cxt->phys_addr;
> @@ -633,8 +670,9 @@ static int ramoops_probe(struct platform_device *pdev)
> if (err)
> goto fail_init_cprz;
>
> - err = ramoops_init_prz(dev, cxt, &cxt->fprz, &paddr, cxt->ftrace_size,
> - LINUX_VERSION_CODE);
> + err = ramoops_init_przs(dev, cxt, &cxt->fprzs, &paddr, cxt->ftrace_size,
> + (cxt->flags & FTRACE_PER_CPU) ? nr_cpu_ids : 1,
> + LINUX_VERSION_CODE);
> if (err)
> goto fail_init_fprz;
>
> @@ -698,7 +736,6 @@ fail_clear:
> cxt->pstore.bufsize = 0;
> persistent_ram_free(cxt->mprz);
> fail_init_mprz:
> - persistent_ram_free(cxt->fprz);
> fail_init_fprz:
> persistent_ram_free(cxt->cprz);
> fail_init_cprz:
> @@ -717,7 +754,6 @@ static int ramoops_remove(struct platform_device *pdev)
> cxt->pstore.bufsize = 0;
>
> persistent_ram_free(cxt->mprz);
> - persistent_ram_free(cxt->fprz);
> persistent_ram_free(cxt->cprz);
> ramoops_free_przs(cxt);
>
> @@ -759,6 +795,8 @@ static void ramoops_register_dummy(void)
> dummy_data->ftrace_size = ramoops_ftrace_size;
> dummy_data->pmsg_size = ramoops_pmsg_size;
> dummy_data->dump_oops = dump_oops;
> + dummy_data->flags = FTRACE_PER_CPU;
> +
> /*
> * For backwards compatibility ramoops.ecc=1 means 16 bytes ECC
> * (using 1 byte for ECC isn't much of use anyway).
> diff --git a/include/linux/pstore_ram.h b/include/linux/pstore_ram.h
> index 69f3487..122f78d 100644
> --- a/include/linux/pstore_ram.h
> +++ b/include/linux/pstore_ram.h
> @@ -86,6 +86,8 @@ ssize_t persistent_ram_ecc_string(struct persistent_ram_zone *prz,
> * @mem_address physical memory address to contain ramoops
> */
>
> +#define FTRACE_PER_CPU BIT(0)
> +
> struct ramoops_platform_data {
> unsigned long mem_size;
> phys_addr_t mem_address;
> @@ -95,6 +97,7 @@ struct ramoops_platform_data {
> unsigned long ftrace_size;
> unsigned long pmsg_size;
> int dump_oops;
> + int flags;
> struct persistent_ram_ecc_info ecc_info;
> };
>
> --
> 2.7.4
>

Is there a case for not setting FTRACE_PER_CPU?

-Kees

--
Kees Cook
Nexus Security

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