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SubjectRe: [PATCH v4] pgo: add clang's Profile Guided Optimization infrastructure
On Sat, Jan 16, 2021 at 6:07 AM Sedat Dilek <sedat.dilek@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> On Sat, Jan 16, 2021 at 1:13 AM Nick Desaulniers
> <nick.desaulniers@gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > > On Wed, Jan 13, 2021 at 8:07 PM Nick Desaulniers
> > > <ndesaulniers@google.com> wrote:
> > > >
> > > > On Wed, Jan 13, 2021 at 12:55 PM Nathan Chancellor
> > > > <natechancellor@gmail.com> wrote:
> > > > >
> > > > > However, I see an issue with actually using the data:
> > > > >
> > > > > $ sudo -s
> > > > > # mount -t debugfs none /sys/kernel/debug
> > > > > # cp -a /sys/kernel/debug/pgo/profraw vmlinux.profraw
> > > > > # chown nathan:nathan vmlinux.profraw
> > > > > # exit
> > > > > $ tc-build/build/llvm/stage1/bin/llvm-profdata merge --output=vmlinux.profdata vmlinux.profraw
> > > > > warning: vmlinux.profraw: Invalid instrumentation profile data (bad magic)
> > > > > error: No profiles could be merged.
> > > > >
> > > > > Am I holding it wrong? :) Note, this is virtualized, I do not have any
> > > > > "real" x86 hardware that I can afford to test on right now.
> > > >
> > > > Same.
> > > >
> > > > I think the magic calculation in this patch may differ from upstream
> > > > llvm: https://github.com/llvm/llvm-project/blob/49142991a685bd427d7e877c29c77371dfb7634c/llvm/include/llvm/ProfileData/SampleProf.h#L96-L101
> > >
> > > Err...it looks like it was the padding calculation. With that fixed
> > > up, we can query the profile data to get insights on the most heavily
> > > called functions. Here's what my top 20 are (reset, then watch 10
> > > minutes worth of cat videos on youtube while running `find /` and
> > > sleeping at my desk). Anything curious stand out to anyone?
> >
> > Hello world from my personal laptop whose kernel was rebuilt with
> > profiling data! Wow, I can run `find /` and watch cat videos on youtube
> > so fast! Users will love this! /s
> >
> > Checking the sections sizes of .text.hot. and .text.unlikely. looks
> > good!
> >
>
> Is that the latest status of Bill's patch?
>
> Or do you have me a lore link?
>

I tried with the message-id of Bill's initial email:

link="https://lore.kernel.org/r/20210111081821.3041587-1-morbo@google.com"
b4 -d am $link

This gives me:

v4_20210112_morbo_pgo_add_clang_s_profile_guided_optimization_infrastructure.mbx

- Sedat -

>
> [1] https://github.com/gwelymernans/linux/commits/gwelymernans/linux
>
>
> > >
> > > $ llvm-profdata show -topn=20 /tmp/vmlinux.profraw
> > > Instrumentation level: IR entry_first = 0
> > > Total functions: 48970
> > > Maximum function count: 62070879
> > > Maximum internal block count: 83221158
> > > Top 20 functions with the largest internal block counts:
> > > drivers/tty/n_tty.c:n_tty_write, max count = 83221158
> > > rcu_read_unlock_strict, max count = 62070879
> > > _cond_resched, max count = 25486882
> > > rcu_all_qs, max count = 25451477
> > > drivers/cpuidle/poll_state.c:poll_idle, max count = 23618576
> > > _raw_spin_unlock_irqrestore, max count = 18874121
> > > drivers/cpuidle/governors/menu.c:menu_select, max count = 18721624
> > > _raw_spin_lock_irqsave, max count = 18509161
> > > memchr, max count = 15525452
> > > _raw_spin_lock, max count = 15484254
> > > __mod_memcg_state, max count = 14604619
> > > __mod_memcg_lruvec_state, max count = 14602783
> > > fs/ext4/hash.c:str2hashbuf_signed, max count = 14098424
> > > __mod_lruvec_state, max count = 12527154
> > > __mod_node_page_state, max count = 12525172
> > > native_sched_clock, max count = 8904692
> > > sched_clock_cpu, max count = 8895832
> > > sched_clock, max count = 8894627
> > > kernel/entry/common.c:exit_to_user_mode_prepare, max count = 8289031
> > > fpregs_assert_state_consistent, max count = 8287198
> > >
> > > --
> > > Thanks,
> > > ~Nick Desaulniers
> > >
> >
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