[U-Boot] [PATCH 1/1] trace: do not limit trace buffer to 2GiB
xypron.glpk at gmx.de
Mon Jun 24 17:30:13 UTC 2019
On 6/24/19 3:56 PM, Simon Glass wrote:
> Hi Heinrich,
> On Sat, 22 Jun 2019 at 20:37, Heinrich Schuchardt <xypron.glpk at gmx.de> wrote:
>> On 6/22/19 9:10 PM, Simon Glass wrote:
>>> On Fri, 14 Jun 2019 at 20:51, Heinrich Schuchardt <xypron.glpk at gmx.de> wrote:
>>>> There is no good reason to limit the trace buffer to 2GiB on a 64bit
>>>> system. Adjust the types of the relevant parameters.
>>>> Signed-off-by: Heinrich Schuchardt <xypron.glpk at gmx.de>
>>>> cmd/trace.c | 10 ++++------
>>>> include/trace.h | 6 +++---
>>>> lib/trace.c | 14 +++++++-------
>>>> tools/proftool.c | 4 ++--
>>>> 4 files changed, 16 insertions(+), 18 deletions(-)
>>> Wow it's going to take a very long time to transfer that much data
>>> over your network.
>> Thanks for reviewing.
>> I am writing files with the traces to the mounted file system.
>> I activated traces in lib/efi_loader only and found several hundred
>> thousand function calls just to start Shell.efi which ended up in
>> exceeding the trace buffer. This is why want to lift unnecessary
>> What I still need to write is a script to analyze the traces to
>> calculate the gross and the net time spent in each function.
> OK I see, sounds good. Also, I suppose you saw that you can use
> pytimechart to view the data, as in README.trace
Yes, thanks I saw it. I would like to get output like this:
where for each function I see:
* number of invocations
* gross time (sum of individual exit time minus entry time)
* net time (the same but without the calls invoked by the function)
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