Patchwork powerpc: Add dispatch diversion statistics

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Submitter Anton Blanchard
Date April 1, 2009, 6:12 a.m.
Message ID <20090401061244.GC27084@kryten>
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Permalink /patch/25457/
State Accepted, archived
Commit 0559f0a7611bdd336b7297dce179f793b565f148
Delegated to: Paul Mackerras
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Anton Blanchard - April 1, 2009, 6:12 a.m.
PHYP tells us how often a shared processor dispatch changed physical cpus.
This can highlight performance problems caused by the hypervisor.

Signed-off-by: Anton Blanchard <anton@samba.org>
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Patch

Index: linux-2.6/arch/powerpc/include/asm/lppaca.h
===================================================================
--- linux-2.6.orig/arch/powerpc/include/asm/lppaca.h	2009-02-28 18:37:02.000000000 +1100
+++ linux-2.6/arch/powerpc/include/asm/lppaca.h	2009-02-28 18:37:07.000000000 +1100
@@ -125,7 +125,7 @@ 
 	// NOTE: This value will ALWAYS be zero for dedicated processors and
 	// will NEVER be zero for shared processors (ie, initialized to a 1).
 	volatile u32 yield_count;	// PLIC increments each dispatchx00-x03
-	u32 reserved6;
+	volatile u32 dispersion_count;	// dispatch changed phys cpu    x04-x07
 	volatile u64 cmo_faults;	// CMO page fault count         x08-x0F
 	volatile u64 cmo_fault_time;	// CMO page fault time          x10-x17
 	u8	reserved7[104];		// Reserved                     x18-x7F
Index: linux-2.6/arch/powerpc/kernel/lparcfg.c
===================================================================
--- linux-2.6.orig/arch/powerpc/kernel/lparcfg.c	2009-02-28 18:37:02.000000000 +1100
+++ linux-2.6/arch/powerpc/kernel/lparcfg.c	2009-02-28 18:38:50.000000000 +1100
@@ -434,6 +434,21 @@ 
 	seq_printf(m, "cmo_page_size=%lu\n", cmo_get_page_size());
 }
 
+static void splpar_dispatch_data(struct seq_file *m)
+{
+	int cpu;
+	unsigned long dispatches = 0;
+	unsigned long dispatch_dispersions = 0;
+
+	for_each_possible_cpu(cpu) {
+		dispatches += lppaca[cpu].yield_count;
+		dispatch_dispersions += lppaca[cpu].dispersion_count;
+	}
+
+	seq_printf(m, "dispatches=%lu\n", dispatches);
+	seq_printf(m, "dispatch_dispersions=%lu\n", dispatch_dispersions);
+}
+
 static int pseries_lparcfg_data(struct seq_file *m, void *v)
 {
 	int partition_potential_processors;
@@ -460,6 +475,7 @@ 
 		parse_ppp_data(m);
 		parse_mpp_data(m);
 		pseries_cmo_data(m);
+		splpar_dispatch_data(m);
 
 		seq_printf(m, "purr=%ld\n", get_purr());
 	} else {		/* non SPLPAR case */