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SubjectRe: [PATCH 2/2] perf inject: Emit instruction records on ETM trace discontinuity
On Wed, Feb 07, 2018 at 01:57:25PM +0000, Robert Walker wrote:
> There may be discontinuities in the ETM trace stream due to overflows or
> ETM configuration for selective trace. This patch emits an instruction
> sample with the pending branch stack when a TRACE ON packet occurs
> indicating a discontinuity in the trace data.
>
> A new packet type CS_ETM_TRACE_ON is added, which is emitted by the low
> level decoder when a TRACE ON occurs. The higher level decoder flushes the
> branch stack when this packet is emitted.
>
> Signed-off-by: Robert Walker <robert.walker@arm.com>
> ---
> tools/perf/util/cs-etm-decoder/cs-etm-decoder.c | 9 +++
> tools/perf/util/cs-etm-decoder/cs-etm-decoder.h | 1 +
> tools/perf/util/cs-etm.c | 84 +++++++++++++++++--------
> 3 files changed, 69 insertions(+), 25 deletions(-)
>
> diff --git a/tools/perf/util/cs-etm-decoder/cs-etm-decoder.c b/tools/perf/util/cs-etm-decoder/cs-etm-decoder.c
> index 8ff69df..640af88 100644
> --- a/tools/perf/util/cs-etm-decoder/cs-etm-decoder.c
> +++ b/tools/perf/util/cs-etm-decoder/cs-etm-decoder.c
> @@ -328,7 +328,14 @@ cs_etm_decoder__buffer_range(struct cs_etm_decoder *decoder,
> }
>
> return ret;
> +}
>
> +static ocsd_datapath_resp_t
> +cs_etm_decoder__buffer_trace_on(struct cs_etm_decoder *decoder,
> + const uint8_t trace_chan_id)
> +{
> + return cs_etm_decoder__buffer_packet(decoder, trace_chan_id,
> + CS_ETM_TRACE_ON);
> }
>
> static ocsd_datapath_resp_t cs_etm_decoder__gen_trace_elem_printer(
> @@ -347,6 +354,8 @@ static ocsd_datapath_resp_t cs_etm_decoder__gen_trace_elem_printer(
> decoder->trace_on = false;
> break;
> case OCSD_GEN_TRC_ELEM_TRACE_ON:
> + resp = cs_etm_decoder__buffer_trace_on(decoder,
> + trace_chan_id);
> decoder->trace_on = true;
> break;
> case OCSD_GEN_TRC_ELEM_INSTR_RANGE:
> diff --git a/tools/perf/util/cs-etm-decoder/cs-etm-decoder.h b/tools/perf/util/cs-etm-decoder/cs-etm-decoder.h
> index a4fdd28..743f5f4 100644
> --- a/tools/perf/util/cs-etm-decoder/cs-etm-decoder.h
> +++ b/tools/perf/util/cs-etm-decoder/cs-etm-decoder.h
> @@ -24,6 +24,7 @@ struct cs_etm_buffer {
>
> enum cs_etm_sample_type {
> CS_ETM_RANGE = 1 << 0,
> + CS_ETM_TRACE_ON = 1 << 1,
> };
>
> struct cs_etm_packet {
> diff --git a/tools/perf/util/cs-etm.c b/tools/perf/util/cs-etm.c
> index 6777246..a8d07bd 100644
> --- a/tools/perf/util/cs-etm.c
> +++ b/tools/perf/util/cs-etm.c
> @@ -866,6 +866,8 @@ static int cs_etm__sample(struct cs_etm_queue *etmq)
> * PREV_PACKET is a branch.
> */
> if (etm->synth_opts.last_branch &&
> + etmq->prev_packet &&
> + etmq->prev_packet->sample_type == CS_ETM_RANGE &&
> etmq->prev_packet->last_instr_taken_branch)
> cs_etm__update_last_branch_rb(etmq);
>
> @@ -918,6 +920,40 @@ static int cs_etm__sample(struct cs_etm_queue *etmq)
> return 0;
> }
>
> +static int cs_etm__flush(struct cs_etm_queue *etmq)
> +{
> + int err = 0;
> + struct cs_etm_packet *tmp;
> +
> + if (etmq->etm->synth_opts.last_branch &&
> + etmq->prev_packet &&
> + etmq->prev_packet->sample_type == CS_ETM_RANGE) {
> + /*
> + * Generate a last branch event for the branches left in the
> + * circular buffer at the end of the trace.
> + *
> + * Use the address of the end of the last reported execution
> + * range
> + */
> + u64 addr = cs_etm__last_executed_instr(etmq->prev_packet);
> +
> + err = cs_etm__synth_instruction_sample(
> + etmq, addr,
> + etmq->period_instructions);
> + etmq->period_instructions = 0;
> +
> + /*
> + * Swap PACKET with PREV_PACKET: PACKET becomes PREV_PACKET for
> + * the next incoming packet.
> + */
> + tmp = etmq->packet;
> + etmq->packet = etmq->prev_packet;
> + etmq->prev_packet = tmp;
> + }
> +
> + return err;
> +}
> +
> static int cs_etm__run_decoder(struct cs_etm_queue *etmq)
> {
> struct cs_etm_auxtrace *etm = etmq->etm;
> @@ -946,20 +982,19 @@ static int cs_etm__run_decoder(struct cs_etm_queue *etmq)
> /* Run trace decoder until buffer consumed or end of trace */
> do {
> processed = 0;
> -

this...

> err = cs_etm_decoder__process_data_block(
> etmq->decoder,
> etmq->offset,
> &buffer.buf[buffer_used],
> buffer.len - buffer_used,
> &processed);
> -

and this should have gone in the first patch.

> if (err)
> return err;
>
> etmq->offset += processed;
> buffer_used += processed;
>
> + /* Process each packet in this chunk */

And probably this too.

With the above changes:

Acked-by: Mathieu Poirier <mathieu.poirier@linaro.org>

> while (1) {
> err = cs_etm_decoder__get_packet(etmq->decoder,
> etmq->packet);
> @@ -970,32 +1005,31 @@ static int cs_etm__run_decoder(struct cs_etm_queue *etmq)
> */
> break;
>
> - /*
> - * If the packet contains an instruction
> - * range, generate instruction sequence
> - * events.
> - */
> - if (etmq->packet->sample_type & CS_ETM_RANGE)
> - err = cs_etm__sample(etmq);
> + switch (etmq->packet->sample_type) {
> + case CS_ETM_RANGE:
> + /*
> + * If the packet contains an instruction
> + * range, generate instruction sequence
> + * events.
> + */
> + cs_etm__sample(etmq);
> + break;
> + case CS_ETM_TRACE_ON:
> + /*
> + * Discontinuity in trace, flush
> + * previous branch stack
> + */
> + cs_etm__flush(etmq);
> + break;
> + default:
> + break;
> + }
> }
> } while (buffer.len > buffer_used);
>
> - /*
> - * Generate a last branch event for the branches left in
> - * the circular buffer at the end of the trace.
> - */
> - if (etm->sample_instructions &&
> - etmq->etm->synth_opts.last_branch) {
> - struct branch_stack *bs = etmq->last_branch_rb;
> - struct branch_entry *be =
> - &bs->entries[etmq->last_branch_pos];
> -
> - err = cs_etm__synth_instruction_sample(
> - etmq, be->to, etmq->period_instructions);
> - if (err)
> - return err;
> - }
> -
> + if (err == 0)
> + /* Flush any remaining branch stack entries */
> + err = cs_etm__flush(etmq);
> }
>
> return err;
> --
> 2.7.4
>

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