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From: Mathieu Poirier <mathieu.poirier@linaro.org>
To: James Clark <james.clark@arm.com>
Cc: acme@kernel.org, coresight@lists.linaro.org, leo.yan@linaro.org,
	al.grant@arm.com, branislav.rankov@arm.com,
	suzuki.poulose@arm.com, anshuman.khandual@arm.com,
	Mike Leach <mike.leach@linaro.org>,
	Mark Rutland <mark.rutland@arm.com>,
	Alexander Shishkin <alexander.shishkin@linux.intel.com>,
	Jiri Olsa <jolsa@redhat.com>, Namhyung Kim <namhyung@kernel.org>,
	John Garry <john.garry@huawei.com>, Will Deacon <will@kernel.org>,
	linux-arm-kernel@lists.infradead.org,
	linux-perf-users@vger.kernel.org, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/6] perf cs-etm: Refactor initialisation of kernel start address
Date: Mon, 19 Jul 2021 13:37:52 -0600	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20210719193752.GB2255168@p14s> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20210713154008.29656-2-james.clark@arm.com>

On Tue, Jul 13, 2021 at 04:40:03PM +0100, James Clark wrote:
> The kernel start address is already cached in the machine struct once it
> is initialised, so storing it in the cs_etm struct is unnecessary.
> 
> It also depends on kernel maps being available to be initialised.
> Therefore cs_etm__setup_queues() isn't an appropriate place to call it
> because it could be called before processing starts. It would be better
> to initialise it at the point when it is needed, then we can be sure
> that all the necessary maps are available. Also by calling
> machine__kernel_start() multiple times it can be initialised at some
> point, even if it failed to initialise previously due to missing maps.
> 
> In a later commit cs_etm__setup_queues() will be moved which is the
> motivation for this change.
> 
> Signed-off-by: James Clark <james.clark@arm.com>

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

> ---
>  tools/perf/util/cs-etm.c | 6 +-----
>  1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 5 deletions(-)
> 
> diff --git a/tools/perf/util/cs-etm.c b/tools/perf/util/cs-etm.c
> index bc1f64873c8f..4c69ef391f60 100644
> --- a/tools/perf/util/cs-etm.c
> +++ b/tools/perf/util/cs-etm.c
> @@ -62,7 +62,6 @@ struct cs_etm_auxtrace {
>  	u64 instructions_sample_period;
>  	u64 instructions_id;
>  	u64 **metadata;
> -	u64 kernel_start;
>  	unsigned int pmu_type;
>  };
>  
> @@ -691,7 +690,7 @@ static u8 cs_etm__cpu_mode(struct cs_etm_queue *etmq, u64 address)
>  
>  	machine = etmq->etm->machine;
>  
> -	if (address >= etmq->etm->kernel_start) {
> +	if (address >= machine__kernel_start(machine)) {
>  		if (machine__is_host(machine))
>  			return PERF_RECORD_MISC_KERNEL;
>  		else
> @@ -901,9 +900,6 @@ static int cs_etm__setup_queues(struct cs_etm_auxtrace *etm)
>  	unsigned int i;
>  	int ret;
>  
> -	if (!etm->kernel_start)
> -		etm->kernel_start = machine__kernel_start(etm->machine);
> -
>  	for (i = 0; i < etm->queues.nr_queues; i++) {
>  		ret = cs_etm__setup_queue(etm, &etm->queues.queue_array[i], i);
>  		if (ret)
> -- 
> 2.28.0
> 

  reply	other threads:[~2021-07-19 23:16 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 15+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-07-13 15:40 [PATCH 0/6] perf cs-etm: Support TRBE (unformatted decoding) James Clark
2021-07-13 15:40 ` [PATCH 1/6] perf cs-etm: Refactor initialisation of kernel start address James Clark
2021-07-19 19:37   ` Mathieu Poirier [this message]
2021-07-13 15:40 ` [PATCH 2/6] perf cs-etm: Split setup and timestamp search functions James Clark
2021-07-19 19:38   ` Mathieu Poirier
2021-07-13 15:40 ` [PATCH 3/6] perf cs-etm: Only setup queues when they are modified James Clark
2021-07-19 19:38   ` Mathieu Poirier
2021-07-13 15:40 ` [PATCH 4/6] perf cs-etm: Suppress printing when resetting decoder James Clark
2021-07-19 19:39   ` Mathieu Poirier
2021-07-13 15:40 ` [PATCH 5/6] perf cs-etm: Use existing decoder instead of resetting it James Clark
2021-07-19 19:39   ` Mathieu Poirier
2021-07-13 15:40 ` [PATCH 6/6] perf cs-etm: Pass unformatted flag to decoder James Clark
2021-07-19 19:40   ` Mathieu Poirier
2021-07-20 15:45   ` Mathieu Poirier
2021-07-21  8:35     ` James Clark

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