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Date:	Mon, 30 Jun 2014 16:50:52 +0800
From:	"Yan, Zheng" <zheng.z.yan@...el.com>
To:	linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Cc:	a.p.zijlstra@...llo.nl, mingo@...nel.org, acme@...radead.org,
	eranian@...gle.com, andi@...stfloor.org,
	"Yan, Zheng" <zheng.z.yan@...el.com>
Subject: [PATCH V4 15/16] perf, x86: disable FREEZE_LBRS_ON_PMI when LBR operates in callstack mode

LBR callstack is designed for PEBS, It does not work well with
FREEZE_LBRS_ON_PMI for non PEBS event. If FREEZE_LBRS_ON_PMI is set for
non PEBS event, PMIs near call/return instructions may cause superfluous
increase/decrease of LBR_TOS.

This patch modifies __intel_pmu_lbr_enable() to not enable
FREEZE_LBRS_ON_PMI when LBR operates in callstack mode. We currently
don't use LBR callstack to capture kernel space callchain, so disabling
FREEZE_LBRS_ON_PMI should not be a problem.

Signed-off-by: Yan, Zheng <zheng.z.yan@...el.com>
---
 arch/x86/kernel/cpu/perf_event_intel_lbr.c | 9 ++++++++-
 1 file changed, 8 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/arch/x86/kernel/cpu/perf_event_intel_lbr.c b/arch/x86/kernel/cpu/perf_event_intel_lbr.c
index f059b98..dd14f67 100644
--- a/arch/x86/kernel/cpu/perf_event_intel_lbr.c
+++ b/arch/x86/kernel/cpu/perf_event_intel_lbr.c
@@ -138,7 +138,14 @@ static void __intel_pmu_lbr_enable(void)
 		wrmsrl(MSR_LBR_SELECT, cpuc->lbr_sel->config);
 
 	rdmsrl(MSR_IA32_DEBUGCTLMSR, debugctl);
-	debugctl |= (DEBUGCTLMSR_LBR | DEBUGCTLMSR_FREEZE_LBRS_ON_PMI);
+	debugctl |= DEBUGCTLMSR_LBR;
+	/*
+	 * LBR callstack does not work well with FREEZE_LBRS_ON_PMI.
+	 * If FREEZE_LBRS_ON_PMI is set, PMI near call/return instructions
+	 * may cause superfluous increase/decrease of LBR_TOS.
+	 */
+	if (!cpuc->lbr_sel || !(cpuc->lbr_sel->config & LBR_CALL_STACK))
+		debugctl |= DEBUGCTLMSR_FREEZE_LBRS_ON_PMI;
 	wrmsrl(MSR_IA32_DEBUGCTLMSR, debugctl);
 }
 
-- 
1.9.0

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