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From: Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org>
To: Kajol Jain <kjain@linux.ibm.com>
Cc: mpe@ellerman.id.au, linuxppc-dev@lists.ozlabs.org,
	nvdimm@lists.linux.dev, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org,
	maddy@linux.vnet.ibm.com, santosh@fossix.org,
	aneesh.kumar@linux.ibm.com, vaibhav@linux.ibm.com,
	dan.j.williams@intel.com, ira.weiny@intel.com,
	atrajeev@linux.vnet.ibm.com, tglx@linutronix.de,
	rnsastry@linux.ibm.com
Subject: Re: [PATCH 2/4] drivers/nvdimm: Add perf interface to expose nvdimm performance stats
Date: Tue, 8 Jun 2021 19:36:36 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <YL+qpL/+ReGfqXce@hirez.programming.kicks-ass.net> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20210608115700.85933-3-kjain@linux.ibm.com>

On Tue, Jun 08, 2021 at 05:26:58PM +0530, Kajol Jain wrote:
> +static int nvdimm_pmu_cpu_offline(unsigned int cpu, struct hlist_node *node)
> +{
> +	struct nvdimm_pmu *nd_pmu;
> +	u32 target;
> +	int nodeid;
> +	const struct cpumask *cpumask;
> +
> +	nd_pmu = hlist_entry_safe(node, struct nvdimm_pmu, node);
> +
> +	/* Clear it, incase given cpu is set in nd_pmu->arch_cpumask */
> +	cpumask_test_and_clear_cpu(cpu, &nd_pmu->arch_cpumask);
> +
> +	/*
> +	 * If given cpu is not same as current designated cpu for
> +	 * counter access, just return.
> +	 */
> +	if (cpu != nd_pmu->cpu)
> +		return 0;
> +
> +	/* Check for any active cpu in nd_pmu->arch_cpumask */
> +	target = cpumask_any(&nd_pmu->arch_cpumask);
> +	nd_pmu->cpu = target;
> +
> +	/*
> +	 * Incase we don't have any active cpu in nd_pmu->arch_cpumask,
> +	 * check in given cpu's numa node list.
> +	 */
> +	if (target >= nr_cpu_ids) {
> +		nodeid = cpu_to_node(cpu);
> +		cpumask = cpumask_of_node(nodeid);
> +		target = cpumask_any_but(cpumask, cpu);
> +		nd_pmu->cpu = target;
> +
> +		if (target >= nr_cpu_ids)
> +			return -1;
> +	}
> +
> +	return 0;
> +}
> +
> +static int nvdimm_pmu_cpu_online(unsigned int cpu, struct hlist_node *node)
> +{
> +	struct nvdimm_pmu *nd_pmu;
> +
> +	nd_pmu = hlist_entry_safe(node, struct nvdimm_pmu, node);
> +
> +	if (nd_pmu->cpu >= nr_cpu_ids)
> +		nd_pmu->cpu = cpu;
> +
> +	return 0;
> +}

> +static int nvdimm_pmu_cpu_hotplug_init(struct nvdimm_pmu *nd_pmu)
> +{
> +	int nodeid, rc;
> +	const struct cpumask *cpumask;
> +
> +	/*
> +	 * Incase cpu hotplug is not handled by arch specific code
> +	 * they can still provide required cpumask which can be used
> +	 * to get designatd cpu for counter access.
> +	 * Check for any active cpu in nd_pmu->arch_cpumask.
> +	 */
> +	if (!cpumask_empty(&nd_pmu->arch_cpumask)) {
> +		nd_pmu->cpu = cpumask_any(&nd_pmu->arch_cpumask);
> +	} else {
> +		/* pick active cpu from the cpumask of device numa node. */
> +		nodeid = dev_to_node(nd_pmu->dev);
> +		cpumask = cpumask_of_node(nodeid);
> +		nd_pmu->cpu = cpumask_any(cpumask);
> +	}
> +
> +	rc = cpuhp_setup_state_multi(CPUHP_AP_ONLINE_DYN, "perf/nvdimm:online",
> +				     nvdimm_pmu_cpu_online, nvdimm_pmu_cpu_offline);
> +

Did you actually test this hotplug stuff?

That is, create a counter, unplug the CPU the counter was on, and
continue counting? "perf stat -I" is a good option for this, concurrent
with a hotplug.

Because I don't think it's actually correct. The thing is perf core is
strictly per-cpu, and it will place the event on a specific CPU context.
If you then unplug that CPU, nothing will touch the events on that CPU
anymore.

What drivers that span CPUs need to do is call
perf_pmu_migrate_context() whenever the CPU they were assigned to goes
away. Please have a look at arch/x86/events/rapl.c or
arch/x86/events/amd/power.c for relatively simple drivers that have this
property.



  reply	other threads:[~2021-06-08 17:37 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 7+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-06-08 11:56 [PATCH 0/4] Add perf interface to expose nvdimm Kajol Jain
2021-06-08 11:56 ` [PATCH 1/4] drivers/nvdimm: Add nvdimm pmu structure Kajol Jain
2021-06-08 11:56 ` [PATCH 2/4] drivers/nvdimm: Add perf interface to expose nvdimm performance stats Kajol Jain
2021-06-08 17:36   ` Peter Zijlstra [this message]
2021-06-09 12:12     ` kajoljain
2021-06-08 11:56 ` [PATCH 3/4] powerpc/papr_scm: Add perf interface support Kajol Jain
2021-06-08 11:57 ` [PATCH 4/4] powerpc/papr_scm: Document papr_scm sysfs event format entries Kajol Jain

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