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authorWilliam Cohen <wcohen@redhat.com>2010-03-09 09:26:04 +0100
committerJens Axboe <jens.axboe@oracle.com>2010-03-09 09:26:04 +0100
commit881245dcff29df992d8431392a41fb81549129f9 (patch)
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parentc2282adbdea3548ae0271c1b1b2deec5f56ad224 (diff)
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Add DocBook documentation for the block tracepoints.
This patch adds a simple description of the various block tracepoints available in the kernel. Signed-off-by: William Cohen <wcohen@redhat.com> Acked-by: Randy Dunlap <randy.dunlap@oracle.com> Signed-off-by: Jens Axboe <jens.axboe@oracle.com>
Diffstat (limited to 'include')
-rw-r--r--include/trace/events/block.h164
1 files changed, 164 insertions, 0 deletions
diff --git a/include/trace/events/block.h b/include/trace/events/block.h
index 5fb72733331..d870a918559 100644
--- a/include/trace/events/block.h
+++ b/include/trace/events/block.h
@@ -40,6 +40,16 @@ DECLARE_EVENT_CLASS(block_rq_with_error,
__entry->nr_sector, __entry->errors)
);
+/**
+ * block_rq_abort - abort block operation request
+ * @q: queue containing the block operation request
+ * @rq: block IO operation request
+ *
+ * Called immediately after pending block IO operation request @rq in
+ * queue @q is aborted. The fields in the operation request @rq
+ * can be examined to determine which device and sectors the pending
+ * operation would access.
+ */
DEFINE_EVENT(block_rq_with_error, block_rq_abort,
TP_PROTO(struct request_queue *q, struct request *rq),
@@ -47,6 +57,15 @@ DEFINE_EVENT(block_rq_with_error, block_rq_abort,
TP_ARGS(q, rq)
);
+/**
+ * block_rq_requeue - place block IO request back on a queue
+ * @q: queue holding operation
+ * @rq: block IO operation request
+ *
+ * The block operation request @rq is being placed back into queue
+ * @q. For some reason the request was not completed and needs to be
+ * put back in the queue.
+ */
DEFINE_EVENT(block_rq_with_error, block_rq_requeue,
TP_PROTO(struct request_queue *q, struct request *rq),
@@ -54,6 +73,17 @@ DEFINE_EVENT(block_rq_with_error, block_rq_requeue,
TP_ARGS(q, rq)
);
+/**
+ * block_rq_complete - block IO operation completed by device driver
+ * @q: queue containing the block operation request
+ * @rq: block operations request
+ *
+ * The block_rq_complete tracepoint event indicates that some portion
+ * of operation request has been completed by the device driver. If
+ * the @rq->bio is %NULL, then there is absolutely no additional work to
+ * do for the request. If @rq->bio is non-NULL then there is
+ * additional work required to complete the request.
+ */
DEFINE_EVENT(block_rq_with_error, block_rq_complete,
TP_PROTO(struct request_queue *q, struct request *rq),
@@ -95,6 +125,16 @@ DECLARE_EVENT_CLASS(block_rq,
__entry->nr_sector, __entry->comm)
);
+/**
+ * block_rq_insert - insert block operation request into queue
+ * @q: target queue
+ * @rq: block IO operation request
+ *
+ * Called immediately before block operation request @rq is inserted
+ * into queue @q. The fields in the operation request @rq struct can
+ * be examined to determine which device and sectors the pending
+ * operation would access.
+ */
DEFINE_EVENT(block_rq, block_rq_insert,
TP_PROTO(struct request_queue *q, struct request *rq),
@@ -102,6 +142,14 @@ DEFINE_EVENT(block_rq, block_rq_insert,
TP_ARGS(q, rq)
);
+/**
+ * block_rq_issue - issue pending block IO request operation to device driver
+ * @q: queue holding operation
+ * @rq: block IO operation operation request
+ *
+ * Called when block operation request @rq from queue @q is sent to a
+ * device driver for processing.
+ */
DEFINE_EVENT(block_rq, block_rq_issue,
TP_PROTO(struct request_queue *q, struct request *rq),
@@ -109,6 +157,17 @@ DEFINE_EVENT(block_rq, block_rq_issue,
TP_ARGS(q, rq)
);
+/**
+ * block_bio_bounce - used bounce buffer when processing block operation
+ * @q: queue holding the block operation
+ * @bio: block operation
+ *
+ * A bounce buffer was used to handle the block operation @bio in @q.
+ * This occurs when hardware limitations prevent a direct transfer of
+ * data between the @bio data memory area and the IO device. Use of a
+ * bounce buffer requires extra copying of data and decreases
+ * performance.
+ */
TRACE_EVENT(block_bio_bounce,
TP_PROTO(struct request_queue *q, struct bio *bio),
@@ -138,6 +197,14 @@ TRACE_EVENT(block_bio_bounce,
__entry->nr_sector, __entry->comm)
);
+/**
+ * block_bio_complete - completed all work on the block operation
+ * @q: queue holding the block operation
+ * @bio: block operation completed
+ *
+ * This tracepoint indicates there is no further work to do on this
+ * block IO operation @bio.
+ */
TRACE_EVENT(block_bio_complete,
TP_PROTO(struct request_queue *q, struct bio *bio),
@@ -193,6 +260,14 @@ DECLARE_EVENT_CLASS(block_bio,
__entry->nr_sector, __entry->comm)
);
+/**
+ * block_bio_backmerge - merging block operation to the end of an existing operation
+ * @q: queue holding operation
+ * @bio: new block operation to merge
+ *
+ * Merging block request @bio to the end of an existing block request
+ * in queue @q.
+ */
DEFINE_EVENT(block_bio, block_bio_backmerge,
TP_PROTO(struct request_queue *q, struct bio *bio),
@@ -200,6 +275,14 @@ DEFINE_EVENT(block_bio, block_bio_backmerge,
TP_ARGS(q, bio)
);
+/**
+ * block_bio_frontmerge - merging block operation to the beginning of an existing operation
+ * @q: queue holding operation
+ * @bio: new block operation to merge
+ *
+ * Merging block IO operation @bio to the beginning of an existing block
+ * operation in queue @q.
+ */
DEFINE_EVENT(block_bio, block_bio_frontmerge,
TP_PROTO(struct request_queue *q, struct bio *bio),
@@ -207,6 +290,13 @@ DEFINE_EVENT(block_bio, block_bio_frontmerge,
TP_ARGS(q, bio)
);
+/**
+ * block_bio_queue - putting new block IO operation in queue
+ * @q: queue holding operation
+ * @bio: new block operation
+ *
+ * About to place the block IO operation @bio into queue @q.
+ */
DEFINE_EVENT(block_bio, block_bio_queue,
TP_PROTO(struct request_queue *q, struct bio *bio),
@@ -243,6 +333,15 @@ DECLARE_EVENT_CLASS(block_get_rq,
__entry->nr_sector, __entry->comm)
);
+/**
+ * block_getrq - get a free request entry in queue for block IO operations
+ * @q: queue for operations
+ * @bio: pending block IO operation
+ * @rw: low bit indicates a read (%0) or a write (%1)
+ *
+ * A request struct for queue @q has been allocated to handle the
+ * block IO operation @bio.
+ */
DEFINE_EVENT(block_get_rq, block_getrq,
TP_PROTO(struct request_queue *q, struct bio *bio, int rw),
@@ -250,6 +349,17 @@ DEFINE_EVENT(block_get_rq, block_getrq,
TP_ARGS(q, bio, rw)
);
+/**
+ * block_sleeprq - waiting to get a free request entry in queue for block IO operation
+ * @q: queue for operation
+ * @bio: pending block IO operation
+ * @rw: low bit indicates a read (%0) or a write (%1)
+ *
+ * In the case where a request struct cannot be provided for queue @q
+ * the process needs to wait for an request struct to become
+ * available. This tracepoint event is generated each time the
+ * process goes to sleep waiting for request struct become available.
+ */
DEFINE_EVENT(block_get_rq, block_sleeprq,
TP_PROTO(struct request_queue *q, struct bio *bio, int rw),
@@ -257,6 +367,14 @@ DEFINE_EVENT(block_get_rq, block_sleeprq,
TP_ARGS(q, bio, rw)
);
+/**
+ * block_plug - keep operations requests in request queue
+ * @q: request queue to plug
+ *
+ * Plug the request queue @q. Do not allow block operation requests
+ * to be sent to the device driver. Instead, accumulate requests in
+ * the queue to improve throughput performance of the block device.
+ */
TRACE_EVENT(block_plug,
TP_PROTO(struct request_queue *q),
@@ -293,6 +411,13 @@ DECLARE_EVENT_CLASS(block_unplug,
TP_printk("[%s] %d", __entry->comm, __entry->nr_rq)
);
+/**
+ * block_unplug_timer - timed release of operations requests in queue to device driver
+ * @q: request queue to unplug
+ *
+ * Unplug the request queue @q because a timer expired and allow block
+ * operation requests to be sent to the device driver.
+ */
DEFINE_EVENT(block_unplug, block_unplug_timer,
TP_PROTO(struct request_queue *q),
@@ -300,6 +425,13 @@ DEFINE_EVENT(block_unplug, block_unplug_timer,
TP_ARGS(q)
);
+/**
+ * block_unplug_io - release of operations requests in request queue
+ * @q: request queue to unplug
+ *
+ * Unplug request queue @q because device driver is scheduled to work
+ * on elements in the request queue.
+ */
DEFINE_EVENT(block_unplug, block_unplug_io,
TP_PROTO(struct request_queue *q),
@@ -307,6 +439,17 @@ DEFINE_EVENT(block_unplug, block_unplug_io,
TP_ARGS(q)
);
+/**
+ * block_split - split a single bio struct into two bio structs
+ * @q: queue containing the bio
+ * @bio: block operation being split
+ * @new_sector: The starting sector for the new bio
+ *
+ * The bio request @bio in request queue @q needs to be split into two
+ * bio requests. The newly created @bio request starts at
+ * @new_sector. This split may be required due to hardware limitation
+ * such as operation crossing device boundaries in a RAID system.
+ */
TRACE_EVENT(block_split,
TP_PROTO(struct request_queue *q, struct bio *bio,
@@ -337,6 +480,16 @@ TRACE_EVENT(block_split,
__entry->comm)
);
+/**
+ * block_remap - map request for a partition to the raw device
+ * @q: queue holding the operation
+ * @bio: revised operation
+ * @dev: device for the operation
+ * @from: original sector for the operation
+ *
+ * An operation for a partition on a block device has been mapped to the
+ * raw block device.
+ */
TRACE_EVENT(block_remap,
TP_PROTO(struct request_queue *q, struct bio *bio, dev_t dev,
@@ -370,6 +523,17 @@ TRACE_EVENT(block_remap,
(unsigned long long)__entry->old_sector)
);
+/**
+ * block_rq_remap - map request for a block operation request
+ * @q: queue holding the operation
+ * @rq: block IO operation request
+ * @dev: device for the operation
+ * @from: original sector for the operation
+ *
+ * The block operation request @rq in @q has been remapped. The block
+ * operation request @rq holds the current information and @from hold
+ * the original sector.
+ */
TRACE_EVENT(block_rq_remap,
TP_PROTO(struct request_queue *q, struct request *rq, dev_t dev,