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From: "Paul E. McKenney" <paulmck@kernel.org>
To: "Joel Fernandes (Google)" <joel@joelfernandes.org>
Cc: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org,
	Frederic Weisbecker <fweisbec@gmail.com>,
	Jonathan Corbet <corbet@lwn.net>,
	Josh Triplett <josh@joshtriplett.org>,
	kernel-team@android.com, Lai Jiangshan <jiangshanlai@gmail.com>,
	linux-doc@vger.kernel.org,
	Mathieu Desnoyers <mathieu.desnoyers@efficios.com>,
	Mauro Carvalho Chehab <mchehab+samsung@kernel.org>,
	rcu@vger.kernel.org, Steven Rostedt <rostedt@goodmis.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] rcu/dyntick-idle: Add better tracing
Date: Wed, 28 Aug 2019 16:05:38 -0700
Message-ID: <20190828230538.GD26530@linux.ibm.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20190828182613.37715-1-joel@joelfernandes.org>

On Wed, Aug 28, 2019 at 02:26:13PM -0400, Joel Fernandes (Google) wrote:
> The dyntick-idle traces are a bit confusing. This patch makes it simpler
> and adds some missing cases such as EQS-enter because user vs idle mode.
> 
> Following are the changes:
> (1) Add a new context field to trace_rcu_dyntick tracepoint. This
>     context field can be "USER", "IDLE" or "IRQ".
> 
> (2) Remove the "++=" and "--=" strings and replace them with
>    "StillNonIdle". This is much easier on the eyes, and the -- and ++
>    are easily apparent in the dynticks_nesting counters we are printing
>    anyway.
> 
> This patch is based on the previous patches to simplify rcu_dyntick
> counters [1] and with these traces, I have verified the counters are
> working properly.
> 
> [1]
> Link: https://lore.kernel.org/patchwork/patch/1120021/
> Link: https://lore.kernel.org/patchwork/patch/1120022/
> 
> Signed-off-by: Joel Fernandes (Google) <joel@joelfernandes.org>

Looks plausible to me.

							Thanx, Paul

> ---
>  include/trace/events/rcu.h | 13 ++++++++-----
>  kernel/rcu/tree.c          | 17 +++++++++++------
>  2 files changed, 19 insertions(+), 11 deletions(-)
> 
> diff --git a/include/trace/events/rcu.h b/include/trace/events/rcu.h
> index 66122602bd08..474c1f7e7104 100644
> --- a/include/trace/events/rcu.h
> +++ b/include/trace/events/rcu.h
> @@ -449,12 +449,14 @@ TRACE_EVENT_RCU(rcu_fqs,
>   */
>  TRACE_EVENT_RCU(rcu_dyntick,
>  
> -	TP_PROTO(const char *polarity, long oldnesting, long newnesting, atomic_t dynticks),
> +	TP_PROTO(const char *polarity, const char *context, long oldnesting,
> +		 long newnesting, atomic_t dynticks),
>  
> -	TP_ARGS(polarity, oldnesting, newnesting, dynticks),
> +	TP_ARGS(polarity, context, oldnesting, newnesting, dynticks),
>  
>  	TP_STRUCT__entry(
>  		__field(const char *, polarity)
> +		__field(const char *, context)
>  		__field(long, oldnesting)
>  		__field(long, newnesting)
>  		__field(int, dynticks)
> @@ -462,14 +464,15 @@ TRACE_EVENT_RCU(rcu_dyntick,
>  
>  	TP_fast_assign(
>  		__entry->polarity = polarity;
> +		__entry->context = context;
>  		__entry->oldnesting = oldnesting;
>  		__entry->newnesting = newnesting;
>  		__entry->dynticks = atomic_read(&dynticks);
>  	),
>  
> -	TP_printk("%s %lx %lx %#3x", __entry->polarity,
> -		  __entry->oldnesting, __entry->newnesting,
> -		  __entry->dynticks & 0xfff)
> +	TP_printk("%s %s %lx %lx %#3x", __entry->polarity,
> +		__entry->context, __entry->oldnesting, __entry->newnesting,
> +		__entry->dynticks & 0xfff)
>  );
>  
>  /*
> diff --git a/kernel/rcu/tree.c b/kernel/rcu/tree.c
> index 1465a3e406f8..1a65919ec800 100644
> --- a/kernel/rcu/tree.c
> +++ b/kernel/rcu/tree.c
> @@ -570,7 +570,8 @@ static void rcu_eqs_enter(bool user)
>  	}
>  
>  	lockdep_assert_irqs_disabled();
> -	trace_rcu_dyntick(TPS("Start"), rdp->dynticks_nesting, 0, rdp->dynticks);
> +	trace_rcu_dyntick(TPS("Start"), (user ? TPS("USER") : TPS("IDLE")),
> +			  rdp->dynticks_nesting, 0, rdp->dynticks);
>  	WARN_ON_ONCE(IS_ENABLED(CONFIG_RCU_EQS_DEBUG) && !user && !is_idle_task(current));
>  	rdp = this_cpu_ptr(&rcu_data);
>  	do_nocb_deferred_wakeup(rdp);
> @@ -642,15 +643,17 @@ static __always_inline void rcu_nmi_exit_common(bool irq)
>  	 * leave it in non-RCU-idle state.
>  	 */
>  	if (rdp->dynticks_nesting != 1) {
> -		trace_rcu_dyntick(TPS("--="), rdp->dynticks_nesting,
> -				  rdp->dynticks_nesting - 2, rdp->dynticks);
> +		trace_rcu_dyntick(TPS("StillNonIdle"), TPS("IRQ"),
> +				  rdp->dynticks_nesting, rdp->dynticks_nesting - 2,
> +				  rdp->dynticks);
>  		WRITE_ONCE(rdp->dynticks_nesting, /* No store tearing. */
>  			   rdp->dynticks_nesting - 2);
>  		return;
>  	}
>  
>  	/* This NMI interrupted an RCU-idle CPU, restore RCU-idleness. */
> -	trace_rcu_dyntick(TPS("Startirq"), rdp->dynticks_nesting, 0, rdp->dynticks);
> +	trace_rcu_dyntick(TPS("Start"), TPS("IRQ"), rdp->dynticks_nesting, 0,
> +			  rdp->dynticks);
>  	WRITE_ONCE(rdp->dynticks_nesting, 0); /* Avoid store tearing. */
>  
>  	if (irq)
> @@ -733,7 +736,8 @@ static void rcu_eqs_exit(bool user)
>  	rcu_dynticks_task_exit();
>  	rcu_dynticks_eqs_exit();
>  	rcu_cleanup_after_idle();
> -	trace_rcu_dyntick(TPS("End"), rdp->dynticks_nesting, 1, rdp->dynticks);
> +	trace_rcu_dyntick(TPS("End"), (user ? TPS("USER") : TPS("IDLE")),
> +			  rdp->dynticks_nesting, 1, rdp->dynticks);
>  	WARN_ON_ONCE(IS_ENABLED(CONFIG_RCU_EQS_DEBUG) && !user && !is_idle_task(current));
>  	WRITE_ONCE(rdp->dynticks_nesting, 1);
>  
> @@ -825,7 +829,8 @@ static __always_inline void rcu_nmi_enter_common(bool irq)
>  		tick_dep_set_cpu(rdp->cpu, TICK_DEP_BIT_RCU);
>  	}
>  
> -	trace_rcu_dyntick(incby == 1 ? TPS("Endirq") : TPS("++="),
> +	trace_rcu_dyntick(incby == 1 ? TPS("End") : TPS("StillNonIdle"),
> +			  TPS("IRQ"),
>  			  rdp->dynticks_nesting,
>  			  rdp->dynticks_nesting + incby, rdp->dynticks);
>  
> -- 
> 2.23.0.187.g17f5b7556c-goog
> 

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Thread overview: 4+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-08-27  1:33 [RFC v1 0/2] RCU dyntick nesting counter cleanups Joel Fernandes (Google)
2019-08-28  0:11 ` Paul E. McKenney
2019-08-28 18:26   ` [PATCH] rcu/dyntick-idle: Add better tracing Joel Fernandes (Google)
2019-08-28 23:05     ` Paul E. McKenney [this message]

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