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Date:   Mon, 20 Feb 2017 15:33:52 +0200
From:   Alexander Shishkin <alexander.shishkin@...ux.intel.com>
To:     Peter Zijlstra <a.p.zijlstra@...llo.nl>,
        Ingo Molnar <mingo@...hat.com>
Cc:     linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, vince@...ter.net, eranian@...gle.com,
        Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo <acme@...radead.org>,
        Alexander Shishkin <alexander.shishkin@...ux.intel.com>,
        Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo <acme@...hat.com>
Subject: [PATCH 4/4] perf/x86/intel/pt: Handle VMX better

Since commit 1c5ac21a0e ("perf/x86/intel/pt: Don't die on VMXON") PT
events depend on re-scheduling to get enabled after a VMX session has
taken place. This is, in particular, a problem for CPU context events,
which don't normally get re-scheduled, unless there is a reason.

This patch changes the VMX handling so that PT event gets re-enabled
when VMX root mode exits.

Also, notify the user when there's a gap in PT data due to VMX root
mode by flagging AUX records as partial.

In combination with vmm_exclusive=0 parameter of the kvm_intel driver,
this will result in trace gaps only for the duration of the guest's
timeslices.

Cc: Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo <acme@...hat.com>
Signed-off-by: Alexander Shishkin <alexander.shishkin@...ux.intel.com>
---
 arch/x86/events/intel/pt.c | 38 +++++++++++++++++++++-----------------
 1 file changed, 21 insertions(+), 17 deletions(-)

diff --git a/arch/x86/events/intel/pt.c b/arch/x86/events/intel/pt.c
index a2d0050fde..a0fd10f11f 100644
--- a/arch/x86/events/intel/pt.c
+++ b/arch/x86/events/intel/pt.c
@@ -468,6 +468,7 @@ static u64 pt_config_filters(struct perf_event *event)
 
 static void pt_config(struct perf_event *event)
 {
+	struct pt *pt = this_cpu_ptr(&pt_ctx);
 	u64 reg;
 
 	if (!event->hw.itrace_started) {
@@ -499,11 +500,15 @@ static void pt_config(struct perf_event *event)
 	reg |= (event->attr.config & PT_CONFIG_MASK);
 
 	event->hw.config = reg;
-	wrmsrl(MSR_IA32_RTIT_CTL, reg);
+	if (READ_ONCE(pt->vmx_on))
+		perf_aux_output_flag(&pt->handle, PERF_AUX_FLAG_PARTIAL);
+	else
+		wrmsrl(MSR_IA32_RTIT_CTL, reg);
 }
 
 static void pt_config_stop(struct perf_event *event)
 {
+	struct pt *pt = this_cpu_ptr(&pt_ctx);
 	u64 ctl = READ_ONCE(event->hw.config);
 
 	/* may be already stopped by a PMI */
@@ -511,7 +516,8 @@ static void pt_config_stop(struct perf_event *event)
 		return;
 
 	ctl &= ~RTIT_CTL_TRACEEN;
-	wrmsrl(MSR_IA32_RTIT_CTL, ctl);
+	if (!READ_ONCE(pt->vmx_on))
+		wrmsrl(MSR_IA32_RTIT_CTL, ctl);
 
 	WRITE_ONCE(event->hw.config, ctl);
 
@@ -1251,12 +1257,6 @@ void intel_pt_interrupt(void)
 	if (!READ_ONCE(pt->handle_nmi))
 		return;
 
-	/*
-	 * If VMX is on and PT does not support it, don't touch anything.
-	 */
-	if (READ_ONCE(pt->vmx_on))
-		return;
-
 	if (!event)
 		return;
 
@@ -1316,12 +1316,19 @@ void intel_pt_handle_vmx(int on)
 	local_irq_save(flags);
 	WRITE_ONCE(pt->vmx_on, on);
 
-	if (on) {
-		/* prevent pt_config_stop() from writing RTIT_CTL */
-		event = pt->handle.event;
-		if (event)
-			event->hw.config = 0;
-	}
+	/*
+	 * If an AUX transaction is in progress, it will contain
+	 * gap(s), so flag it PARTIAL to inform the user.
+	 */
+	event = pt->handle.event;
+	if (event)
+		perf_aux_output_flag(&pt->handle,
+		                     PERF_AUX_FLAG_PARTIAL);
+
+	/* Turn PTs back on */
+	if (!on && event)
+		wrmsrl(MSR_IA32_RTIT_CTL, event->hw.config);
+
 	local_irq_restore(flags);
 }
 EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL(intel_pt_handle_vmx);
@@ -1336,9 +1343,6 @@ static void pt_event_start(struct perf_event *event, int mode)
 	struct pt *pt = this_cpu_ptr(&pt_ctx);
 	struct pt_buffer *buf;
 
-	if (READ_ONCE(pt->vmx_on))
-		return;
-
 	buf = perf_aux_output_begin(&pt->handle, event);
 	if (!buf)
 		goto fail_stop;
-- 
2.11.0

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