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From: Eric Dumazet <dada1@cosmosbay.com>
To: Eric Dumazet <dada1@cosmosbay.com>
Cc: Pekka J Enberg <penberg@cs.helsinki.fi>,
	Robert Richter <robert.richter@amd.com>,
	Andi Kleen <andi@firstfloor.org>,
	linux kernel <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	Andi Kleen <ak@linux.intel.com>, Ingo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu>
Subject: Re: linux-2.6.28-rc2 regression : oprofile doesnt work anymore ?
Date: Wed, 05 Nov 2008 07:09:24 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <49113894.5040806@cosmosbay.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <4910CD65.1010301@cosmosbay.com>

Eric Dumazet a écrit :
> Pekka J Enberg a écrit :
>> Hi Robert,
>>
>> On Tue, 4 Nov 2008, Robert Richter wrote:
>>> your patchset breaks oprofile on Intel Core 2 cpus. I could bisect the
>>> bug for c493756..5951290. Please take a look at this and send me a fix.
>>
>> Unfortunately I don't have my machine with me right now so I can't 
>> test this, but don't we want something like this? Andi?
> 
> Thanks a lot Pekka, this patch restores oprofile on my HP BL460c G1
> 
> Tested-by: Eric Dumazet <dada1@cosmosbay.com>

Update :

After a while, no more NMI are delivered. No anymore samples.

# grep NMI /proc/interrupts
NMI:     214337    2004224     183702    2121878     641711     793553      18841     306364   Non-maskable interrupts
# grep NMI /proc/interrupts
NMI:     214337    2004224     183702    2121878     641711     793553      18841     306364   Non-maskable interrupts
# grep NMI /proc/interrupts
NMI:     214337    2004224     183702    2121878     641711     793553      18841     306364   Non-maskable interrupts
[root@svivoipvnx001 /opt/src/linux-2.6]$

# ps aux|grep oprof
root      5336  0.4  0.0  3512 1704 ?        S    07:02   0:01 /usr/local/bin/oprofiled --session-dir=/var/lib/oprofile --separate-lib=0 --separate-kernel=0 --separate-thread=0 --separate-cpu=0 --events=CPU_CLK_UNHALTED:60:0:10000:0:1:1, --vmlinux=vmlinux --kernel-range=c02000a0,c045e9c1

# opcontrol --stop
Stopping profiling.
# opcontrol --start
Profiler running.
# grep NMI /proc/interrupts
NMI:     214337    2004224     183702    2121878     641711     793553      18841     306364   Non-maskable interrupts
# grep NMI /proc/interrupts
NMI:     214337    2004224     183702    2121878     641711     793553      18841     306364   Non-maskable interrupts

> 
>>
>>         Pekka
>>
>>> From 37d362c0262006be6a5d6a72b5993834afa776d7 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
>> From: Pekka Enberg <penberg@cs.helsinki.fi>
>> Date: Tue, 4 Nov 2008 21:17:47 +0200
>> Subject: [PATCH] oprofile: make perfmon nethalem only
>>
>> Commit b99170288421c79f0c2efa8b33e26e65f4bb7fb8 ("oprofile: Implement 
>> Intel
>> architectural perfmon support") added perfmon support to newer Intel CPUs
>> (Core1+). The problem there is that it requires a patched oprofile 
>> userland to
>> work properly.
>>
>> Fix that up by making oprofile perfmon support nethalem only.
>>
>> Signed-off-by: Pekka Enberg <penberg@cs.helsinki.fi>
>> ---
>>  arch/x86/oprofile/nmi_int.c       |    7 +++++++
>>  arch/x86/oprofile/op_model_ppro.c |    4 +++-
>>  2 files changed, 10 insertions(+), 1 deletions(-)
>>
>> diff --git a/arch/x86/oprofile/nmi_int.c b/arch/x86/oprofile/nmi_int.c
>> index 022cd41..1f4448e 100644
>> --- a/arch/x86/oprofile/nmi_int.c
>> +++ b/arch/x86/oprofile/nmi_int.c
>> @@ -426,8 +426,15 @@ static int __init ppro_init(char **cpu_type)
>>  
>>  static int __init arch_perfmon_init(char **cpu_type)
>>  {
>> +    __u8 cpu_model = boot_cpu_data.x86_model;
>> +
>>      if (!cpu_has_arch_perfmon)
>>          return 0;
>> +
>> +    /* Nethalem only */
>> +    if (cpu_model != 26)
>> +        return 0;
>> +
>>      *cpu_type = "i386/arch_perfmon";
>>      model = &op_arch_perfmon_spec;
>>      arch_perfmon_setup_counters();
>> diff --git a/arch/x86/oprofile/op_model_ppro.c 
>> b/arch/x86/oprofile/op_model_ppro.c
>> index 0620d6d..1c91ba2 100644
>> --- a/arch/x86/oprofile/op_model_ppro.c
>> +++ b/arch/x86/oprofile/op_model_ppro.c
>> @@ -66,6 +66,7 @@ static void ppro_fill_in_addresses(struct op_msrs * 
>> const msrs)
>>  
>>  static void ppro_setup_ctrs(struct op_msrs const * const msrs)
>>  {
>> +    __u8 cpu_model = boot_cpu_data.x86_model;
>>      unsigned int low, high;
>>      int i;
>>  
>> @@ -76,7 +77,8 @@ static void ppro_setup_ctrs(struct op_msrs const * 
>> const msrs)
>>              return;
>>      }
>>  
>> -    if (cpu_has_arch_perfmon) {
>> +    /* Nethalem only */
>> +    if (cpu_has_arch_perfmon && cpu_model == 26) {
>>          union cpuid10_eax eax;
>>          eax.full = cpuid_eax(0xa);
>>          if (counter_width < eax.split.bit_width)
> 
> 
> 



  reply	other threads:[~2008-11-05  6:09 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 18+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2008-10-30 18:01 Eric Dumazet
2008-10-31 14:21 ` Pekka Enberg
2008-11-04 18:18   ` Robert Richter
2008-11-04 19:19     ` Pekka J Enberg
2008-11-04 22:32       ` Eric Dumazet
2008-11-05  6:09         ` Eric Dumazet [this message]
2008-11-06 15:00           ` Eric Dumazet
2008-11-07 13:02             ` Andi Kleen
2008-11-07 15:13               ` Eric Dumazet
2008-11-07 16:05                 ` Andi Kleen
2008-11-07 16:12                   ` Eric Dumazet
2008-11-07 16:47                     ` Andi Kleen
2008-11-07 16:51                       ` Eric Dumazet
2008-11-07 16:26               ` Robert Richter
2008-11-04 22:58       ` Andi Kleen
2008-11-04 20:09     ` Andi Kleen
2008-10-31 16:08 ` Jesper Dangaard Brouer
2008-11-01  2:29 ` Robert Richter

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