Commit 1b29b018 authored by Steven Rostedt's avatar Steven Rostedt Committed by Thomas Gleixner
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ftrace: function tracer



This is a simple trace that uses the ftrace infrastructure. It is
designed to be fast and small, and easy to use. It is useful to
record things that happen over a very short period of time, and
not to analyze the system in general.

 Updates:

  available_tracers
     "function" is added to this file.

  current_tracer
    To enable the function tracer:

      echo function > /debugfs/tracing/current_tracer

     To disable the tracer:

       echo disable > /debugfs/tracing/current_tracer

The output of the function_trace file is as follows

  "echo noverbose > /debugfs/tracing/iter_ctrl"

preemption latency trace v1.1.5 on 2.6.24-rc7-tst
Signed-off-by: default avatarIngo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu>
--------------------------------------------------------------------
 latency: 0 us, #419428/4361791, CPU#1 | (M:desktop VP:0, KP:0, SP:0 HP:0 #P:4)
    -----------------
    | task: -0 (uid:0 nice:0 policy:0 rt_prio:0)
    -----------------

                 _------=> CPU#
                / _-----=> irqs-off
               | / _----=> need-resched
               || / _---=> hardirq/softirq
               ||| / _--=> preempt-depth
               |||| /
               |||||     delay
   cmd     pid ||||| time  |   caller
      \   /    |||||   \   |   /
 swapper-0     0d.h. 1595128us+: set_normalized_timespec+0x8/0x2d <c043841d> (ktime_get_ts+0x4a/0x4e <c04499d4>)
 swapper-0     0d.h. 1595131us+: _spin_lock+0x8/0x18 <c0630690> (hrtimer_interrupt+0x6e/0x1b0 <c0449c56>)

Or with verbose turned on:

  "echo verbose > /debugfs/tracing/iter_ctrl"

preemption latency trace v1.1.5 on 2.6.24-rc7-tst
--------------------------------------------------------------------
 latency: 0 us, #419428/4361791, CPU#1 | (M:desktop VP:0, KP:0, SP:0 HP:0 #P:4)
    -----------------
    | task: -0 (uid:0 nice:0 policy:0 rt_prio:0)
    -----------------

         swapper     0 0 9 00000000 00000000 [f3675f41] 1595.128ms (+0.003ms): set_normalized_timespec+0x8/0x2d <c043841d> (ktime_get_ts+0x4a/0x4e <c04499d4>)
         swapper     0 0 9 00000000 00000001 [f3675f45] 1595.131ms (+0.003ms): _spin_lock+0x8/0x18 <c0630690> (hrtimer_interrupt+0x6e/0x1b0 <c0449c56>)
         swapper     0 0 9 00000000 00000002 [f3675f48] 1595.135ms (+0.003ms): _spin_lock+0x8/0x18 <c0630690> (hrtimer_interrupt+0x6e/0x1b0 <c0449c56>)

The "trace" file is not affected by the verbose mode, but is by the symonly.

 echo "nosymonly" > /debugfs/tracing/iter_ctrl

tracer:
[   81.479967] CPU 0: bash:3154 register_ftrace_function+0x5f/0x66 <ffffffff80337a4d> <-- _spin_unlock_irqrestore+0xe/0x5a <ffffffff8048cc8f>
[   81.479967] CPU 0: bash:3154 _spin_unlock_irqrestore+0x3e/0x5a <ffffffff8048ccbf> <-- sub_preempt_count+0xc/0x7a <ffffffff80233d7b>
[   81.479968] CPU 0: bash:3154 sub_preempt_count+0x30/0x7a <ffffffff80233d9f> <-- in_lock_functions+0x9/0x24 <ffffffff8025a75d>
[   81.479968] CPU 0: bash:3154 vfs_write+0x11d/0x155 <ffffffff8029a043> <-- dnotify_parent+0x12/0x78 <ffffffff802d54fb>
[   81.479968] CPU 0: bash:3154 dnotify_parent+0x2d/0x78 <ffffffff802d5516> <-- _spin_lock+0xe/0x70 <ffffffff8048c910>
[   81.479969] CPU 0: bash:3154 _spin_lock+0x1b/0x70 <ffffffff8048c91d> <-- add_preempt_count+0xe/0x77 <ffffffff80233df7>
[   81.479969] CPU 0: bash:3154 add_preempt_count+0x3e/0x77 <ffffffff80233e27> <-- in_lock_functions+0x9/0x24 <ffffffff8025a75d>

 echo "symonly" > /debugfs/tracing/iter_ctrl

tracer:
[   81.479913] CPU 0: bash:3154 register_ftrace_function+0x5f/0x66 <-- _spin_unlock_irqrestore+0xe/0x5a
[   81.479913] CPU 0: bash:3154 _spin_unlock_irqrestore+0x3e/0x5a <-- sub_preempt_count+0xc/0x7a
[   81.479913] CPU 0: bash:3154 sub_preempt_count+0x30/0x7a <-- in_lock_functions+0x9/0x24
[   81.479914] CPU 0: bash:3154 vfs_write+0x11d/0x155 <-- dnotify_parent+0x12/0x78
[   81.479914] CPU 0: bash:3154 dnotify_parent+0x2d/0x78 <-- _spin_lock+0xe/0x70
[   81.479914] CPU 0: bash:3154 _spin_lock+0x1b/0x70 <-- add_preempt_count+0xe/0x77
[   81.479914] CPU 0: bash:3154 add_preempt_count+0x3e/0x77 <-- in_lock_functions+0x9/0x24
Signed-off-by: default avatarSteven Rostedt <srostedt@redhat.com>
Signed-off-by: default avatarArnaldo Carvalho de Melo <acme@ghostprotocols.net>
Signed-off-by: default avatarIngo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu>
Signed-off-by: default avatarThomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>
parent bc0c38d1
......@@ -8,3 +8,16 @@ config TRACING
bool
select DEBUG_FS
config FTRACE
bool "Kernel Function Tracer"
depends on DEBUG_KERNEL && HAVE_FTRACE
select FRAME_POINTER
select TRACING
help
Enable the kernel to trace every kernel function. This is done
by using a compiler feature to insert a small, 5-byte No-Operation
instruction to the beginning of every kernel function, which NOP
sequence is then dynamically patched into a tracer call when
tracing is enabled by the administrator. If it's runtime disabled
(the bootup default), then the overhead of the instructions is very
small and not measurable even in micro-benchmarks.
obj-$(CONFIG_FTRACE) += libftrace.o
obj-$(CONFIG_TRACING) += trace.o
obj-$(CONFIG_FTRACE) += trace_functions.o
libftrace-y := ftrace.o
/*
* ring buffer based function tracer
*
* Copyright (C) 2007-2008 Steven Rostedt <srostedt@redhat.com>
* Copyright (C) 2008 Ingo Molnar <mingo@redhat.com>
*
* Based on code from the latency_tracer, that is:
*
* Copyright (C) 2004-2006 Ingo Molnar
* Copyright (C) 2004 William Lee Irwin III
*/
#include <linux/fs.h>
#include <linux/debugfs.h>
#include <linux/uaccess.h>
#include <linux/ftrace.h>
#include "trace.h"
static notrace void function_reset(struct trace_array *tr)
{
int cpu;
tr->time_start = now(tr->cpu);
for_each_online_cpu(cpu)
tracing_reset(tr->data[cpu]);
}
static notrace void start_function_trace(struct trace_array *tr)
{
function_reset(tr);
tracing_start_function_trace();
}
static notrace void stop_function_trace(struct trace_array *tr)
{
tracing_stop_function_trace();
}
static notrace void function_trace_init(struct trace_array *tr)
{
if (tr->ctrl)
start_function_trace(tr);
}
static notrace void function_trace_reset(struct trace_array *tr)
{
if (tr->ctrl)
stop_function_trace(tr);
}
static notrace void function_trace_ctrl_update(struct trace_array *tr)
{
if (tr->ctrl)
start_function_trace(tr);
else
stop_function_trace(tr);
}
static struct tracer function_trace __read_mostly =
{
.name = "ftrace",
.init = function_trace_init,
.reset = function_trace_reset,
.ctrl_update = function_trace_ctrl_update,
};
static __init int init_function_trace(void)
{
return register_tracer(&function_trace);
}
device_initcall(init_function_trace);
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