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From: Milian Wolff <milian.wolff@kdab.com>
To: Andi Kleen <andi@firstfloor.org>
Cc: Jiri Olsa <jolsa@kernel.org>,
	Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo <acme@kernel.org>,
	Peter Zijlstra <a.p.zijlstra@chello.nl>,
	lkml <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	Ingo Molnar <mingo@kernel.org>,
	Namhyung Kim <namhyung@kernel.org>,
	David Ahern <dsahern@gmail.com>,
	Alexander Shishkin <alexander.shishkin@linux.intel.com>,
	Stephane Eranian <eranian@google.com>,
	Frederic Weisbecker <frederic@kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [RFC 00/10] perf: Add cputime events/metrics
Date: Wed, 26 Sep 2018 16:44:08 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <6856997.NognPVqETE@milian-kdab2> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20180606231016.o3u3u3nduoq7227e@two.firstfloor.org>

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On Thursday, June 7, 2018 1:10:18 AM CEST Andi Kleen wrote:
> > I had some issues with IDLE counter being miscounted due to stopping
> > of the idle tick. I tried to solve it in this patch (it's part of the
> > 
> > patchset):
> >   perf/cputime: Don't stop idle tick if there's live cputime event
> > 
> > but I'm pretty sure it's wrong and there's better solution.
> 
> At least on intel we already have hardware counters for different idle
> states. You just would need to add them and convert to the same
> unit.
> 
> But of course it's still useful when this is not available.
> 
> > My current plan is now to read those counters in perf top/record/report
> > to show (at least) the idle percentage for the current profile.
> 
> It's useful. Thanks for working on it. I was thinking about doing
> something similar for some time.

Hey Jiri,

what happened to this patch series? I also believe it's super useful, even 
when it's not yet perfect.

Thanks

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  reply	other threads:[~2018-09-26 14:44 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 33+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2018-06-06 22:15 Jiri Olsa
2018-06-06 22:15 ` [PATCH 01/10] perf tools: Uniquify the event name if there's no other matched event Jiri Olsa
2018-06-06 23:19   ` Andi Kleen
2018-06-07  6:22     ` Jiri Olsa
2018-06-07 16:09       ` Stephane Eranian
2018-06-08  0:06         ` Jiri Olsa
2018-06-06 22:15 ` [PATCH 02/10] perf tools: Fix error index for pmu event parser Jiri Olsa
2018-06-07 18:53   ` Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo
2018-06-14  6:21   ` [tip:perf/urgent] " tip-bot for Jiri Olsa
2018-06-06 22:15 ` [PATCH 03/10] perf stat: Add --interval-clear option Jiri Olsa
2018-06-07 18:57   ` Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo
2018-06-14  6:21   ` [tip:perf/urgent] " tip-bot for Jiri Olsa
2018-06-06 22:15 ` [PATCH 04/10] perf stat: Use only color_fprintf call in print_metric_only Jiri Olsa
2018-06-07 19:00   ` Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo
2018-06-14  6:22   ` [tip:perf/urgent] " tip-bot for Jiri Olsa
2018-06-06 22:15 ` [PATCH 05/10] perf stat: Fix metric column display Jiri Olsa
2018-06-07 19:00   ` Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo
2018-06-14  6:22   ` [tip:perf/urgent] perf stat: Fix metric column header display alignment tip-bot for Jiri Olsa
2018-06-06 22:15 ` [PATCH 06/10] perf stat: Allow to specify specific metric column len Jiri Olsa
2018-06-14  6:23   ` [tip:perf/urgent] " tip-bot for Jiri Olsa
2018-06-06 22:15 ` [PATCH 07/10] perf stat: Add event parsing error handling to add_default_attributes Jiri Olsa
2018-06-07 19:04   ` Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo
2018-06-07 19:05     ` Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo
2018-06-14  6:23   ` [tip:perf/urgent] " tip-bot for Jiri Olsa
2018-06-06 22:15 ` [PATCH 08/10] perf/cputime: Add cputime pmu Jiri Olsa
2018-06-06 22:15 ` [PATCH 09/10] perf/cputime: Don't stop idle tick if there's live cputime event Jiri Olsa
2018-06-07 15:45   ` Andi Kleen
2018-06-07 16:01     ` Stephane Eranian
2018-06-08  0:12       ` Jiri Olsa
2018-06-06 22:15 ` [PATCH 10/10] perf stat: Add cputime metric support Jiri Olsa
2018-06-06 23:10 ` [RFC 00/10] perf: Add cputime events/metrics Andi Kleen
2018-09-26 14:44   ` Milian Wolff [this message]
2018-09-26 21:48     ` Jiri Olsa

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