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authorAdrian Hunter <adrian.hunter@intel.com>2015-07-21 12:44:04 +0300
committerArnaldo Carvalho de Melo <acme@redhat.com>2015-07-23 22:51:13 -0300
commitb757bb09134f479a087ece08d2cd2a6ba31c9210 (patch)
tree43c27fd49ea428f2e62c62c93040c7cdf3cc13fc /tools
parent0286039f777ec0b6684868c34f7b16f97a069d6e (diff)
downloadlinux-b757bb09134f479a087ece08d2cd2a6ba31c9210.tar.gz
perf record: Add option --switch-events to select PERF_RECORD_SWITCH events
Add an option to select PERF_RECORD_SWITCH events. Signed-off-by: Adrian Hunter <adrian.hunter@intel.com> Acked-by: Peter Zijlstra (Intel) <peterz@infradead.org> Tested-by: Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo <acme@redhat.com> Tested-by: Jiri Olsa <jolsa@redhat.com> Cc: Andi Kleen <ak@linux.intel.com> Cc: Mathieu Poirier <mathieu.poirier@linaro.org> Cc: Pawel Moll <pawel.moll@arm.com> Cc: Stephane Eranian <eranian@google.com> Link: http://lkml.kernel.org/r/1437471846-26995-4-git-send-email-adrian.hunter@intel.com Signed-off-by: Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo <acme@redhat.com>
Diffstat (limited to 'tools')
-rw-r--r--tools/perf/Documentation/perf-record.txt4
-rw-r--r--tools/perf/builtin-record.c7
-rw-r--r--tools/perf/perf.h1
-rw-r--r--tools/perf/util/evlist.h1
-rw-r--r--tools/perf/util/evsel.c3
-rw-r--r--tools/perf/util/record.c10
6 files changed, 26 insertions, 0 deletions
diff --git a/tools/perf/Documentation/perf-record.txt b/tools/perf/Documentation/perf-record.txt
index 29e5307945bf..63ee0408761d 100644
--- a/tools/perf/Documentation/perf-record.txt
+++ b/tools/perf/Documentation/perf-record.txt
@@ -293,6 +293,10 @@ When processing pre-existing threads /proc/XXX/mmap, it may take a long time,
because the file may be huge. A time out is needed in such cases.
This option sets the time out limit. The default value is 500 ms.
+--switch-events::
+Record context switch events i.e. events of type PERF_RECORD_SWITCH or
+PERF_RECORD_SWITCH_CPU_WIDE.
+
SEE ALSO
--------
linkperf:perf-stat[1], linkperf:perf-list[1]
diff --git a/tools/perf/builtin-record.c b/tools/perf/builtin-record.c
index 1932e27c00d8..445a64d19625 100644
--- a/tools/perf/builtin-record.c
+++ b/tools/perf/builtin-record.c
@@ -1075,6 +1075,8 @@ struct option __record_options[] = {
"opts", "AUX area tracing Snapshot Mode", ""),
OPT_UINTEGER(0, "proc-map-timeout", &record.opts.proc_map_timeout,
"per thread proc mmap processing timeout in ms"),
+ OPT_BOOLEAN(0, "switch-events", &record.opts.record_switch_events,
+ "Record context switch events"),
OPT_END()
};
@@ -1102,6 +1104,11 @@ int cmd_record(int argc, const char **argv, const char *prefix __maybe_unused)
" system-wide mode\n");
usage_with_options(record_usage, record_options);
}
+ if (rec->opts.record_switch_events &&
+ !perf_can_record_switch_events()) {
+ ui__error("kernel does not support recording context switch events (--switch-events option)\n");
+ usage_with_options(record_usage, record_options);
+ }
if (!rec->itr) {
rec->itr = auxtrace_record__init(rec->evlist, &err);
diff --git a/tools/perf/perf.h b/tools/perf/perf.h
index 937b16aa0300..cf459f89fc9b 100644
--- a/tools/perf/perf.h
+++ b/tools/perf/perf.h
@@ -57,6 +57,7 @@ struct record_opts {
bool running_time;
bool full_auxtrace;
bool auxtrace_snapshot_mode;
+ bool record_switch_events;
unsigned int freq;
unsigned int mmap_pages;
unsigned int auxtrace_mmap_pages;
diff --git a/tools/perf/util/evlist.h b/tools/perf/util/evlist.h
index 406a8216a51e..a8930b68456b 100644
--- a/tools/perf/util/evlist.h
+++ b/tools/perf/util/evlist.h
@@ -114,6 +114,7 @@ void perf_evlist__close(struct perf_evlist *evlist);
void perf_evlist__set_id_pos(struct perf_evlist *evlist);
bool perf_can_sample_identifier(void);
+bool perf_can_record_switch_events(void);
void perf_evlist__config(struct perf_evlist *evlist, struct record_opts *opts);
int record_opts__config(struct record_opts *opts);
diff --git a/tools/perf/util/evsel.c b/tools/perf/util/evsel.c
index 9e6e6f40b787..71f6905c7cb9 100644
--- a/tools/perf/util/evsel.c
+++ b/tools/perf/util/evsel.c
@@ -738,6 +738,9 @@ void perf_evsel__config(struct perf_evsel *evsel, struct record_opts *opts)
attr->mmap2 = track && !perf_missing_features.mmap2;
attr->comm = track;
+ if (opts->record_switch_events)
+ attr->context_switch = track;
+
if (opts->sample_transaction)
perf_evsel__set_sample_bit(evsel, TRANSACTION);
diff --git a/tools/perf/util/record.c b/tools/perf/util/record.c
index 1f7becbe5e18..0d228a29526d 100644
--- a/tools/perf/util/record.c
+++ b/tools/perf/util/record.c
@@ -85,6 +85,11 @@ static void perf_probe_comm_exec(struct perf_evsel *evsel)
evsel->attr.comm_exec = 1;
}
+static void perf_probe_context_switch(struct perf_evsel *evsel)
+{
+ evsel->attr.context_switch = 1;
+}
+
bool perf_can_sample_identifier(void)
{
return perf_probe_api(perf_probe_sample_identifier);
@@ -95,6 +100,11 @@ static bool perf_can_comm_exec(void)
return perf_probe_api(perf_probe_comm_exec);
}
+bool perf_can_record_switch_events(void)
+{
+ return perf_probe_api(perf_probe_context_switch);
+}
+
void perf_evlist__config(struct perf_evlist *evlist, struct record_opts *opts)
{
struct perf_evsel *evsel;