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SubjectRe: [PATCH 12/12] perf maps: Set maps pointer in the kmap area for kernel maps
On Wed, Dec 18, 2019 at 04:01:20PM -0300, Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo wrote:
> Em Wed, Dec 18, 2019 at 03:22:54PM -0300, Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo escreveu:
> > Em Wed, Dec 18, 2019 at 10:05:04AM +0100, Jiri Olsa escreveu:
> > After looking at this some more, I retract this patch and instead the
> > two-liner at the end of this message seems enough.
>
> So here is the full cset, I have not made changes to the other patches,
>
> - Arnaldo
>
> commit 178427a192bcbe3ad93dd0637c3dceaa3ccef31e
> Author: Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo <acme@redhat.com>
> Date: Wed Dec 18 15:23:14 2019 -0300
>
> perf map: Set kmap->kmaps backpointer for main kernel map chunks
>
> When a map is create to represent the main kernel area (vmlinux) with
> map__new2() we allocate an extra area to store a pointer to the 'struct
> maps' for the kernel maps, so that we can access that struct when
> loading ELF files or kallsyms, as we will need to split it in multiple
> maps, one per kernel module or ELF section (such as ".init.text").
>
> So when map->dso->kernel is non-zero, it is expected that
> map__kmap(map)->kmaps to be set to the tree of kernel maps (modules,
> chunks of the main kernel, bpf progs put in place via
> PERF_RECORD_KSYMBOL, the main kernel).
>
> This was not the case when we were splitting the main kernel into chunks
> for its ELF sections, which ended up making 'perf report --children'
> processing a perf.data file with callchains to trip on
> __map__is_kernel(), when we press ENTER to see the popup menu for main
> histogram entries that starts at a symbol in the ".init.text" ELF
> section, e.g.:
>
> - 8.83% 0.00% swapper [kernel.vmlinux].init.text [k] start_kernel
> start_kernel
> cpu_startup_entry
> do_idle
> cpuidle_enter
> cpuidle_enter_state
> intel_idle
>
> Fix it.
>
> Cc: Adrian Hunter <adrian.hunter@intel.com>
> Cc: Jiri Olsa <jolsa@kernel.org>
> Cc: Namhyung Kim <namhyung@kernel.org>
> Link: https://lkml.kernel.org/n/tip-vcokue57w4goyzweg2rr5i80@git.kernel.org
> Signed-off-by: Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo <acme@redhat.com>
>
> diff --git a/tools/perf/util/symbol-elf.c b/tools/perf/util/symbol-elf.c
> index 6658fbf196e6..1965aefccb02 100644
> --- a/tools/perf/util/symbol-elf.c
> +++ b/tools/perf/util/symbol-elf.c
> @@ -920,6 +920,9 @@ static int dso__process_kernel_symbol(struct dso *dso, struct map *map,
> if (curr_map == NULL)
> return -1;
>
> + if (curr_dso->kernel)
> + map__kmap(curr_map)->kmaps = kmaps;
> +
> if (adjust_kernel_syms) {
> curr_map->start = shdr->sh_addr + ref_reloc(kmap);
> curr_map->end = curr_map->start + shdr->sh_size;
>

looks good ;-)

jirka

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