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Date:   Tue, 4 Apr 2017 13:28:29 +0100
From:   Mark Rutland <mark.rutland@....com>
To:     Ganapatrao Kulkarni <ganapatrao.kulkarni@...ium.com>
Cc:     linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, linux-arm-kernel@...ts.infradead.org,
        Will.Deacon@....com, catalin.marinas@....com, acme@...nel.org,
        alexander.shishkin@...ux.intel.com, peterz@...radead.org,
        mingo@...hat.com, jnair@...iumnetworks.com, gpkulkarni@...il.com
Subject: Re: [PATCH 3/3] perf tool, arm64, thunderx2: Add implementation
 defined events for ThunderX2

On Tue, Apr 04, 2017 at 01:06:43PM +0530, Ganapatrao Kulkarni wrote:
> This is not a full event list, but a short list of useful events.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Ganapatrao Kulkarni <ganapatrao.kulkarni@...ium.com>
> ---
>  tools/perf/pmu-events/arch/arm64/mapfile.csv       |  2 +
>  .../arm64/thunderx2/implementation-defined.json    | 72 ++++++++++++++++++++++
>  2 files changed, 74 insertions(+)
>  create mode 100644 tools/perf/pmu-events/arch/arm64/mapfile.csv
>  create mode 100644 tools/perf/pmu-events/arch/arm64/thunderx2/implementation-defined.json
> 
> diff --git a/tools/perf/pmu-events/arch/arm64/mapfile.csv b/tools/perf/pmu-events/arch/arm64/mapfile.csv
> new file mode 100644
> index 0000000..ba30e43
> --- /dev/null
> +++ b/tools/perf/pmu-events/arch/arm64/mapfile.csv
> @@ -0,0 +1,2 @@
> +Family-model,Version,Filename,EventType
> +0x00000000420f5161,v1,thunderx2,core
> diff --git a/tools/perf/pmu-events/arch/arm64/thunderx2/implementation-defined.json b/tools/perf/pmu-events/arch/arm64/thunderx2/implementation-defined.json
> new file mode 100644
> index 0000000..360e084
> --- /dev/null
> +++ b/tools/perf/pmu-events/arch/arm64/thunderx2/implementation-defined.json
> @@ -0,0 +1,72 @@
> +[
> +    {
> +        "PublicDescription": "Attributable Level 1 data cache access, read",
> +        "EventCode": "0x40",
> +        "EventName": "l1d_cache_access_read",
> +        "BriefDescription": "l1d cache access, read",
> +	"CPU" :"armv8_pmuv3_0"

Please let's not hard-code the name like this. Surely we can get rid of this?

The kernel doesn't currently name PMUs as armv8_pmuv3_*, and as that can
differ across DT/ACPI and in big.LITTLE, I don't think it makes sense to
try to rely one particular string regardless.

Thanks,
Mark.

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