lkml.org 
[lkml]   [2019]   [Jan]   [21]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
Patch in this message
/
Date
From
Subject[tip:perf/core] perf/doc: Update design.txt for exclude_{host|guest} flags
Commit-ID:  23e232bd986a3024d589cbdbd64e078574d70794
Gitweb: https://git.kernel.org/tip/23e232bd986a3024d589cbdbd64e078574d70794
Author: Andrew Murray <andrew.murray@arm.com>
AuthorDate: Thu, 10 Jan 2019 13:53:23 +0000
Committer: Ingo Molnar <mingo@kernel.org>
CommitDate: Mon, 21 Jan 2019 11:01:18 +0100

perf/doc: Update design.txt for exclude_{host|guest} flags

Update design.txt to reflect the presence of the exclude_host
and exclude_guest perf flags.

Signed-off-by: Andrew Murray <andrew.murray@arm.com>
Signed-off-by: Peter Zijlstra (Intel) <peterz@infradead.org>
Cc: Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo <acme@kernel.org>
Cc: Benjamin Herrenschmidt <benh@kernel.crashing.org>
Cc: Borislav Petkov <bp@alien8.de>
Cc: Ivan Kokshaysky <ink@jurassic.park.msu.ru>
Cc: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
Cc: Mark Rutland <mark.rutland@arm.com>
Cc: Matt Turner <mattst88@gmail.com>
Cc: Michael Ellerman <mpe@ellerman.id.au>
Cc: Paul Mackerras <paulus@samba.org>
Cc: Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org>
Cc: Richard Henderson <rth@twiddle.net>
Cc: Russell King <linux@armlinux.org.uk>
Cc: Sascha Hauer <s.hauer@pengutronix.de>
Cc: Shawn Guo <shawnguo@kernel.org>
Cc: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>
Cc: Will Deacon <will.deacon@arm.com>
Cc: linux-arm-kernel@lists.infradead.org
Cc: linuxppc-dev@lists.ozlabs.org
Cc: robin.murphy@arm.com
Cc: suzuki.poulose@arm.com
Link: https://lkml.kernel.org/r/1547128414-50693-2-git-send-email-andrew.murray@arm.com
Signed-off-by: Ingo Molnar <mingo@kernel.org>
---
tools/perf/design.txt | 4 ++++
1 file changed, 4 insertions(+)

diff --git a/tools/perf/design.txt b/tools/perf/design.txt
index a28dca2582aa..0453ba26cdbd 100644
--- a/tools/perf/design.txt
+++ b/tools/perf/design.txt
@@ -222,6 +222,10 @@ The 'exclude_user', 'exclude_kernel' and 'exclude_hv' bits provide a
way to request that counting of events be restricted to times when the
CPU is in user, kernel and/or hypervisor mode.

+Furthermore the 'exclude_host' and 'exclude_guest' bits provide a way
+to request counting of events restricted to guest and host contexts when
+using Linux as the hypervisor.
+
The 'mmap' and 'munmap' bits allow recording of PROT_EXEC mmap/munmap
operations, these can be used to relate userspace IP addresses to actual
code, even after the mapping (or even the whole process) is gone,
\
 
 \ /
  Last update: 2019-01-21 12:17    [W:0.120 / U:53.580 seconds]
©2003-2018 Jasper Spaans|hosted at Digital Ocean and TransIP|Read the blog|Advertise on this site