[v2,3/3] tools/perf: Set 'trace_cycles' as defaultevent for perf kvm record in powerpc
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Message ID 20190718181749.30612-3-anju@linux.vnet.ibm.com
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  • [v2,1/3] tools/perf: Move kvm-stat header file from conditional inclusion to common include section
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Anju T Sudhakar July 18, 2019, 6:17 p.m. UTC
Use 'trace_imc/trace_cycles' as the default event for 'perf kvm record'
in powerpc.

Signed-off-by: Anju T Sudhakar <anju@linux.vnet.ibm.com>
---
 tools/perf/arch/powerpc/util/kvm-stat.c | 15 +++++++++++----
 1 file changed, 11 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)

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diff --git a/tools/perf/arch/powerpc/util/kvm-stat.c b/tools/perf/arch/powerpc/util/kvm-stat.c
index c55e7405940e..0a06626fb18a 100644
--- a/tools/perf/arch/powerpc/util/kvm-stat.c
+++ b/tools/perf/arch/powerpc/util/kvm-stat.c
@@ -177,8 +177,9 @@  int cpu_isa_init(struct perf_kvm_stat *kvm, const char *cpuid __maybe_unused)
 /*
  * Incase of powerpc architecture, pmu registers are programmable
  * by guest kernel. So monitoring guest via host may not provide
- * valid samples. It is better to fail the "perf kvm record"
- * with default "cycles" event to monitor guest in powerpc.
+ * valid samples with default 'cycles' event. It is better to use
+ * 'trace_imc/trace_cycles' event for guest profiling, since it
+ * can track the guest instruction pointer in the trace-record.
  *
  * Function to parse the arguments and return appropriate values.
  */
@@ -202,8 +203,14 @@  int kvm_add_default_arch_event(int *argc, const char **argv)
 
 	parse_options(j, tmp, event_options, NULL, PARSE_OPT_KEEP_UNKNOWN);
 	if (!event) {
-		free(tmp);
-		return -EINVAL;
+		if (pmu_have_event("trace_imc", "trace_cycles")) {
+			argv[j++] = strdup("-e");
+			argv[j++] = strdup("trace_imc/trace_cycles/");
+			*argc += 2;
+		} else {
+			free(tmp);
+			return -EINVAL;
+		}
 	}
 
 	free(tmp);