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From: Leo Yan <leo.yan@linaro.org>
To: Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo <acme@kernel.org>
Cc: James Clark <james.clark@arm.com>,
	mathieu.poirier@linaro.org, coresight@lists.linaro.org,
	linux-perf-users@vger.kernel.org, suzuki.poulose@arm.com,
	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-kernel@vger.kernel.org,
	linux-arm-kernel@lists.infradead.org
Subject: Re: [RFC PATCH 6/6] perf cs-etm: Add warnings for missing DSOs
Date: Tue, 3 Aug 2021 22:01:22 +0800	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20210803140122.GC247709@leoy-ThinkPad-X240s> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <YQlDefz+g45dqFsP@kernel.org>

On Tue, Aug 03, 2021 at 10:24:09AM -0300, Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo wrote:
> Em Mon, Aug 02, 2021 at 11:41:45PM +0800, Leo Yan escreveu:
> > On Thu, Jul 29, 2021 at 04:58:05PM +0100, James Clark wrote:
> > > Currently decode will silently fail if no binary data is available for
> > > the decode. This is made worse if only partial data is available because
> > > the decode will appear to work, but any trace from that missing DSO will
> > > silently not be generated.
> > > 
> > > Add a UI popup once if there is any data missing, and then warn in the
> > > bottom left for each individual DSO that's missing.
> > > 
> > > Signed-off-by: James Clark <james.clark@arm.com>
> > > ---
> > >  tools/perf/util/cs-etm.c | 10 +++++++++-
> > >  1 file changed, 9 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
> > > 
> > > diff --git a/tools/perf/util/cs-etm.c b/tools/perf/util/cs-etm.c
> > > index 32ad92d3e454..e6851260d059 100644
> > > --- a/tools/perf/util/cs-etm.c
> > > +++ b/tools/perf/util/cs-etm.c
> > > @@ -746,8 +746,16 @@ static u32 cs_etm__mem_access(struct cs_etm_queue *etmq, u8 trace_chan_id,
> > >  
> > >  	len = dso__data_read_offset(al.map->dso, machine, offset, buffer, size);
> > >  
> > > -	if (len <= 0)
> > > +	if (len <= 0) {
> > > +		ui__warning_once("CS ETM Trace: Missing DSO. Use 'perf archive' to export data from the traced system.\n");
> > > +		if (!al.map->dso->auxtrace_warned) {
> > > +			pr_err("CS ETM Trace: Debug data not found for address %#"PRIx64" in %s\n",
> > > +				    address,
> > > +				    al.map->dso->long_name ? al.map->dso->long_name : "Unknown");
> > > +			al.map->dso->auxtrace_warned = true;
> > > +		}
> > 
> > This is very useful.
> > 
> > Just one comment: in particularly if the perf fails to find the kernel
> > symbols, the user needs to enable config "CONFIG_PROC_KCORE=y" or
> > specify option "-k /path/to/vmlinux".  In this case, using 'perf
> > archive' is not helpful.  So I think the UI warning can be imporved
> > like:
> > 
> >         ui__warning_once("CS ETM Trace: Missing DSO. Use 'perf archive' to export data from the traced system.\n"
> >                          " Enable CONFIG_PROC_KCORE or use option '-k /path/to/vmlinux' for kernel symbols\n");
> 
> one can also use debuginfod-client, which, as time passes, probably will
> be the main way of finding DSOs now that we have build-ids in
> PERF_RECORD_MMAP2 and debuginfod servers such as:
> 
> export DEBUGINFOD_URLS=https://debuginfod.fedoraproject.org/

If so, maybe should use more general description for missing DSO.

> https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Debuginfod
>  
> > With this improvement, the patch looks good to me:
> > 
> > Reviewed-by: Leo Yan <leo.yan@linaro.org>
> 
> Does this apply to the other 5 patches in this series?

I finished to reivew patches 01, 04, 05, 06/06, so my review tag can
apply on these patches.  Current patch 06/06 needs James to improve for
the comments.

Thanks,
Leo

  reply	other threads:[~2021-08-03 14:01 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 18+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-07-29 15:57 [RFC PATCH 0/6] perf tools: Warning fixes James Clark
2021-07-29 15:58 ` [RFC PATCH 1/6] perf tools: Add WARN_ONCE equivalent for UI warnings James Clark
2021-08-02 14:44   ` Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo
2021-07-29 15:58 ` [RFC PATCH 2/6] perf tools: Re-add annotate_warned functionality James Clark
2021-07-29 15:58 ` [RFC PATCH 3/6] perf tools: Add disassembly warnings for annotate --stdio James Clark
2021-07-29 15:58 ` [RFC PATCH 4/6] perf tools: Add flag for tracking warnings of missing DSOs James Clark
2021-07-29 15:58 ` [RFC PATCH 5/6] perf cs-etm: Improve Coresight zero timestamp warning James Clark
2021-08-02 15:17   ` Leo Yan
2021-08-03 13:25     ` Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo
2021-07-29 15:58 ` [RFC PATCH 6/6] perf cs-etm: Add warnings for missing DSOs James Clark
2021-08-02 14:51   ` Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo
2021-08-02 17:03     ` Mathieu Poirier
2021-08-03  8:06       ` Mike Leach
2021-08-02 15:41   ` Leo Yan
2021-08-03 13:24     ` Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo
2021-08-03 14:01       ` Leo Yan [this message]
2021-08-05 12:59         ` James Clark
2021-08-06 18:36           ` Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo

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