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From: Suzuki K Poulose <suzuki.poulose@arm.com>
To: coresight@lists.linaro.org
Cc: linux-arm-kernel@lists.infradead.org,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, tamas.zsoldos@arm.com,
	al.grant@arm.com, leo.yan@linaro.org, mike.leach@linaro.org,
	mathieu.poirier@linaro.org, anshuman.khandual@arm.com,
	jinlmao@qti.qualcomm.com
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2 00/10] coresight: TRBE and Self-Hosted trace fixes
Date: Fri, 23 Jul 2021 14:45:44 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <78d0f297-52b6-cd8d-1406-e646d5af2898@arm.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20210723124611.3828908-1-suzuki.poulose@arm.com>

On 23/07/2021 13:46, Suzuki K Poulose wrote:
> This series fixes the following issues with the TRBE and Self-Hosted
> trace for CoreSight.
> 
> The Self-hosted trace filter control registers are now save-restored
> across CPU PM event. And more importantly the Trace Filtering is now
> used to control per ETM session (rather than allowing the trace
> throughout the life time of the system). i.e, ETM configuration of
> the given run is used to enforce trace filtering (TRFCR) along with the
> Trace Exclusion controls in TRCVICTLR.
> 
> For the TRBE, we were using the TRUNCATED flag in the AUX buffer on
> every IRQ to indicate that we may have lost a few bytes of trace. But
> this causes the event to be disabled until the userspace re-enables
> it back, even when there is space left in the ring buffer. To make
> things worse, we were restarting the AUX handle, which would soon
> be disabled, potentially creating 0 sized records (without truncation),
> which the perf tool tends to ignore. This might cause the event to be
> disabled permanently. Also, sometimes we leave the buffer TRUNCATED,
> but delay the closing of the handle to event schedule out, which could
> cause significant black out in the trace capture. This was reported
> by Tamas Zsoldos.
> 
> This series removes the use of TRUNCATED flag for every IRQ. Instead,
> it is only used if we really run out of space in the buffer. And also
> we make sure the "handle" is closed immediately on TRUNCATED case,
> which triggers the userspace to take action. The core perf layer has
> been hardened to handle this case where a "handle" is closed out.
> Finally, we make sure that the CPU trace is prohibited, when the TRBE
> is left disabled. The ETE/ETM driver will program the Trace Filtering
> appropriately since we do this dynamically now with the first half
> of the series.
> 
> 

The series is also available here :

https://git.gitlab.arm.com/linux-arm/linux-skp.git 
coresight/trbe-self-hosted-fixes/v2

Suzuki

      parent reply	other threads:[~2021-07-23 13:45 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 30+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-07-23 12:46 Suzuki K Poulose
2021-07-23 12:46 ` [PATCH v2 01/10] coresight: etm4x: Save restore TRFCR_EL1 Suzuki K Poulose
2021-07-30  3:05   ` Anshuman Khandual
2021-07-23 12:46 ` [PATCH v2 02/10] coresight: etm4x: Use Trace Filtering controls dynamically Suzuki K Poulose
2021-07-30  3:48   ` Anshuman Khandual
2021-07-30 11:29     ` Suzuki K Poulose
2021-07-23 12:46 ` [PATCH v2 03/10] coresight: etm-pmu: Ensure the AUX handle is valid Suzuki K Poulose
2021-07-30  4:14   ` Anshuman Khandual
2021-07-23 12:46 ` [PATCH v2 04/10] coresight: trbe: Ensure the format flag is set on truncation Suzuki K Poulose
2021-07-30  4:26   ` Anshuman Khandual
2021-07-30 11:37     ` Suzuki K Poulose
2021-07-23 12:46 ` [PATCH v2 05/10] coresight: trbe: Drop duplicate TRUNCATE flags Suzuki K Poulose
2021-07-30  4:47   ` Anshuman Khandual
2021-07-30 12:58     ` Suzuki K Poulose
2021-07-23 12:46 ` [PATCH v2 06/10] coresight: trbe: Fix handling of spurious interrupts Suzuki K Poulose
2021-07-30  5:15   ` Anshuman Khandual
2021-07-30 12:57     ` Suzuki K Poulose
2021-07-23 12:46 ` [PATCH v2 07/10] coresight: trbe: Do not truncate buffer on IRQ Suzuki K Poulose
2021-07-26 12:34   ` Mike Leach
2021-07-26 16:01     ` Suzuki K Poulose
2021-07-27 10:46       ` Mike Leach
2021-07-27 13:06         ` Suzuki K Poulose
2021-07-28  9:25           ` Suzuki K Poulose
2021-07-23 12:46 ` [PATCH v2 08/10] coresight: trbe: Unify the enabling sequence Suzuki K Poulose
2021-07-30  5:40   ` Anshuman Khandual
2021-07-23 12:46 ` [PATCH v2 09/10] coresight: trbe: End the AUX handle on truncation Suzuki K Poulose
2021-07-30  5:54   ` Anshuman Khandual
2021-07-23 12:46 ` [PATCH v2 10/10] coresight: trbe: Prohibit trace before disabling TRBE Suzuki K Poulose
2021-07-30  6:58   ` Anshuman Khandual
2021-07-23 13:45 ` Suzuki K Poulose [this message]

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