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Date:   Thu, 12 Mar 2020 20:54:48 +0300
From:   Alexey Budankov <alexey.budankov@...ux.intel.com>
To:     Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo <arnaldo.melo@...il.com>
Cc:     Jiri Olsa <jolsa@...hat.com>, Namhyung Kim <namhyung@...nel.org>,
        Alexander Shishkin <alexander.shishkin@...ux.intel.com>,
        Peter Zijlstra <peterz@...radead.org>,
        Ingo Molnar <mingo@...hat.com>,
        Andi Kleen <ak@...ux.intel.com>,
        linux-kernel <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v1] perf record: fix binding of AIO user space buffers to
 nodes



On 12.03.2020 20:12, Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo wrote:
> Em Thu, Mar 12, 2020 at 07:09:56PM +0300, Alexey Budankov escreveu:
>>
>> On 12.03.2020 17:31, Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo wrote:
>>> Em Thu, Mar 12, 2020 at 03:21:45PM +0300, Alexey Budankov escreveu:
>>>>
>>>> Correct maxnode parameter value passed to mbind() syscall to be
>>>> the amount of node mask bits to analyze plus 1. Dynamically allocate
>>>> node mask memory depending on the index of node of cpu being profiled.
>>>> Fixes: c44a8b44ca9f ("perf record: Bind the AIO user space buffers to nodes")
>>>> Signed-off-by: Alexey Budankov <alexey.budankov@...ux.intel.com>
>>>> ---
>>>>  tools/perf/util/mmap.c | 21 +++++++++++++++------
>>>>  1 file changed, 15 insertions(+), 6 deletions(-)
>>>>
>>>> diff --git a/tools/perf/util/mmap.c b/tools/perf/util/mmap.c
>>>> index 3b664fa673a6..6d604cd67a95 100644
>>>> --- a/tools/perf/util/mmap.c
>>>> +++ b/tools/perf/util/mmap.c
>>>> @@ -98,20 +98,29 @@ static int perf_mmap__aio_bind(struct mmap *map, int idx, int cpu, int affinity)
>>>>  {
>>>>  	void *data;
>>>>  	size_t mmap_len;
>>>> -	unsigned long node_mask;
>>>> +	unsigned long *node_mask;
>>>> +	unsigned long node_index;
>>>> +	int err = 0;
>>>>  
>>>>  	if (affinity != PERF_AFFINITY_SYS && cpu__max_node() > 1) {
>>>>  		data = map->aio.data[idx];
>>>>  		mmap_len = mmap__mmap_len(map);
>>>> -		node_mask = 1UL << cpu__get_node(cpu);
>>>> -		if (mbind(data, mmap_len, MPOL_BIND, &node_mask, 1, 0)) {
>>>> -			pr_err("Failed to bind [%p-%p] AIO buffer to node %d: error %m\n",
>>>> -				data, data + mmap_len, cpu__get_node(cpu));
>>>> +		node_index = cpu__get_node(cpu);
>>>> +		node_mask = bitmap_alloc(node_index + 1);
>>>> +		if (!node_mask) {
>>>> +			pr_err("Failed to allocate node mask for mbind: error %m\n");
>>>>  			return -1;
>>>>  		}
>>>> +		set_bit(node_index, node_mask);
>>>> +		if (mbind(data, mmap_len, MPOL_BIND, node_mask, node_index + 1 + 1/*nr_bits + 1*/, 0)) {
>>>
>>>                                                                                   ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
>>> 										  Leftover?
>>
>> Intentionally put it here to document kernel behavior for mbind() syscall
>> because currently it is different from the man page [1] documented:
>>
>> "nodemask points to a bit mask of nodes containing up to maxnode bits.
>>  The bit mask size is rounded to the next multiple of sizeof(unsigned
>>  long), but the kernel will use bits only up to maxnode.  A NULL value
>>  of nodemask or a maxnode value of zero specifies the empty set of
>>  nodes.  If the value of maxnode is zero, the nodemask argument is
>>  ignored.  Where a nodemask is required, it must contain at least one
>>  node that is on-line, allowed by the thread's current cpuset context
>>  (unless the MPOL_F_STATIC_NODES mode flag is specified), and contains
>>  memory."
> 
> Ok, will add the above as a comment above the line with that comment.

Thanks!
~Alexey

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