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generic, x86: add tests for prctl PR_GET_TSC and PR_SET_TSC

This patch adds three tests that test whether the PR_GET_TSC and
PR_SET_TSC commands have the desirable effect.

The tests check whether the control register is updated correctly
at context switches and try to discover bugs while enabling/disabling
the timestamp counter.

Signed-off-by: Erik Bosman <ejbosman@cs.vu.nl>
Signed-off-by: Ingo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu>
Signed-off-by: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>
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commit f1326973262382150c26bf4dfccd0fce310c4a9c 1 parent 529e25f
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96 Documentation/prctl/disable-tsc-ctxt-sw-stress-test.c
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+/*
+ * Tests for prctl(PR_GET_TSC, ...) / prctl(PR_SET_TSC, ...)
+ *
+ * Tests if the control register is updated correctly
+ * at context switches
+ *
+ * Warning: this test will cause a very high load for a few seconds
+ *
+ */
+
+#include <stdio.h>
+#include <stdlib.h>
+#include <unistd.h>
+#include <signal.h>
+#include <inttypes.h>
+#include <wait.h>
+
+
+#include <sys/prctl.h>
+#include <linux/prctl.h>
+
+/* Get/set the process' ability to use the timestamp counter instruction */
+#ifndef PR_GET_TSC
+#define PR_GET_TSC 25
+#define PR_SET_TSC 26
+# define PR_TSC_ENABLE 1 /* allow the use of the timestamp counter */
+# define PR_TSC_SIGSEGV 2 /* throw a SIGSEGV instead of reading the TSC */
+#endif
+
+uint64_t rdtsc() {
+uint32_t lo, hi;
+/* We cannot use "=A", since this would use %rax on x86_64 */
+__asm__ __volatile__ ("rdtsc" : "=a" (lo), "=d" (hi));
+return (uint64_t)hi << 32 | lo;
+}
+
+void sigsegv_expect(int sig)
+{
+ /* */
+}
+
+void segvtask(void)
+{
+ if (prctl(PR_SET_TSC, PR_TSC_SIGSEGV) < 0)
+ {
+ perror("prctl");
+ exit(0);
+ }
+ signal(SIGSEGV, sigsegv_expect);
+ alarm(10);
+ rdtsc();
+ fprintf(stderr, "FATAL ERROR, rdtsc() succeeded while disabled\n");
+ exit(0);
+}
+
+
+void sigsegv_fail(int sig)
+{
+ fprintf(stderr, "FATAL ERROR, rdtsc() failed while enabled\n");
+ exit(0);
+}
+
+void rdtsctask(void)
+{
+ if (prctl(PR_SET_TSC, PR_TSC_ENABLE) < 0)
+ {
+ perror("prctl");
+ exit(0);
+ }
+ signal(SIGSEGV, sigsegv_fail);
+ alarm(10);
+ for(;;) rdtsc();
+}
+
+
+int main(int argc, char **argv)
+{
+ int n_tasks = 100, i;
+
+ fprintf(stderr, "[No further output means we're allright]\n");
+
+ for (i=0; i<n_tasks; i++)
+ if (fork() == 0)
+ {
+ if (i & 1)
+ segvtask();
+ else
+ rdtsctask();
+ }
+
+ for (i=0; i<n_tasks; i++)
+ wait(NULL);
+
+ exit(0);
+}
+
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95 Documentation/prctl/disable-tsc-on-off-stress-test.c
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+/*
+ * Tests for prctl(PR_GET_TSC, ...) / prctl(PR_SET_TSC, ...)
+ *
+ * Tests if the control register is updated correctly
+ * when set with prctl()
+ *
+ * Warning: this test will cause a very high load for a few seconds
+ *
+ */
+
+#include <stdio.h>
+#include <stdlib.h>
+#include <unistd.h>
+#include <signal.h>
+#include <inttypes.h>
+#include <wait.h>
+
+
+#include <sys/prctl.h>
+#include <linux/prctl.h>
+
+/* Get/set the process' ability to use the timestamp counter instruction */
+#ifndef PR_GET_TSC
+#define PR_GET_TSC 25
+#define PR_SET_TSC 26
+# define PR_TSC_ENABLE 1 /* allow the use of the timestamp counter */
+# define PR_TSC_SIGSEGV 2 /* throw a SIGSEGV instead of reading the TSC */
+#endif
+
+/* snippet from wikipedia :-) */
+
+uint64_t rdtsc() {
+uint32_t lo, hi;
+/* We cannot use "=A", since this would use %rax on x86_64 */
+__asm__ __volatile__ ("rdtsc" : "=a" (lo), "=d" (hi));
+return (uint64_t)hi << 32 | lo;
+}
+
+int should_segv = 0;
+
+void sigsegv_cb(int sig)
+{
+ if (!should_segv)
+ {
+ fprintf(stderr, "FATAL ERROR, rdtsc() failed while enabled\n");
+ exit(0);
+ }
+ if (prctl(PR_SET_TSC, PR_TSC_ENABLE) < 0)
+ {
+ perror("prctl");
+ exit(0);
+ }
+ should_segv = 0;
+
+ rdtsc();
+}
+
+void task(void)
+{
+ signal(SIGSEGV, sigsegv_cb);
+ alarm(10);
+ for(;;)
+ {
+ rdtsc();
+ if (should_segv)
+ {
+ fprintf(stderr, "FATAL ERROR, rdtsc() succeeded while disabled\n");
+ exit(0);
+ }
+ if (prctl(PR_SET_TSC, PR_TSC_SIGSEGV) < 0)
+ {
+ perror("prctl");
+ exit(0);
+ }
+ should_segv = 1;
+ }
+}
+
+
+int main(int argc, char **argv)
+{
+ int n_tasks = 100, i;
+
+ fprintf(stderr, "[No further output means we're allright]\n");
+
+ for (i=0; i<n_tasks; i++)
+ if (fork() == 0)
+ task();
+
+ for (i=0; i<n_tasks; i++)
+ wait(NULL);
+
+ exit(0);
+}
+
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94 Documentation/prctl/disable-tsc-test.c
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+/*
+ * Tests for prctl(PR_GET_TSC, ...) / prctl(PR_SET_TSC, ...)
+ *
+ * Basic test to test behaviour of PR_GET_TSC and PR_SET_TSC
+ */
+
+#include <stdio.h>
+#include <stdlib.h>
+#include <unistd.h>
+#include <signal.h>
+#include <inttypes.h>
+
+
+#include <sys/prctl.h>
+#include <linux/prctl.h>
+
+/* Get/set the process' ability to use the timestamp counter instruction */
+#ifndef PR_GET_TSC
+#define PR_GET_TSC 25
+#define PR_SET_TSC 26
+# define PR_TSC_ENABLE 1 /* allow the use of the timestamp counter */
+# define PR_TSC_SIGSEGV 2 /* throw a SIGSEGV instead of reading the TSC */
+#endif
+
+const char *tsc_names[] =
+{
+ [0] = "[not set]",
+ [PR_TSC_ENABLE] = "PR_TSC_ENABLE",
+ [PR_TSC_SIGSEGV] = "PR_TSC_SIGSEGV",
+};
+
+uint64_t rdtsc() {
+uint32_t lo, hi;
+/* We cannot use "=A", since this would use %rax on x86_64 */
+__asm__ __volatile__ ("rdtsc" : "=a" (lo), "=d" (hi));
+return (uint64_t)hi << 32 | lo;
+}
+
+void sigsegv_cb(int sig)
+{
+ int tsc_val = 0;
+
+ printf("[ SIG_SEGV ]\n");
+ printf("prctl(PR_GET_TSC, &tsc_val); ");
+ fflush(stdout);
+
+ if ( prctl(PR_GET_TSC, &tsc_val) == -1)
+ perror("prctl");
+
+ printf("tsc_val == %s\n", tsc_names[tsc_val]);
+ printf("prctl(PR_SET_TSC, PR_TSC_ENABLE)\n");
+ fflush(stdout);
+ if ( prctl(PR_SET_TSC, PR_TSC_ENABLE) == -1)
+ perror("prctl");
+
+ printf("rdtsc() == ");
+}
+
+int main(int argc, char **argv)
+{
+ int tsc_val = 0;
+
+ signal(SIGSEGV, sigsegv_cb);
+
+ printf("rdtsc() == %llu\n", (unsigned long long)rdtsc());
+ printf("prctl(PR_GET_TSC, &tsc_val); ");
+ fflush(stdout);
+
+ if ( prctl(PR_GET_TSC, &tsc_val) == -1)
+ perror("prctl");
+
+ printf("tsc_val == %s\n", tsc_names[tsc_val]);
+ printf("rdtsc() == %llu\n", (unsigned long long)rdtsc());
+ printf("prctl(PR_SET_TSC, PR_TSC_ENABLE)\n");
+ fflush(stdout);
+
+ if ( prctl(PR_SET_TSC, PR_TSC_ENABLE) == -1)
+ perror("prctl");
+
+ printf("rdtsc() == %llu\n", (unsigned long long)rdtsc());
+ printf("prctl(PR_SET_TSC, PR_TSC_SIGSEGV)\n");
+ fflush(stdout);
+
+ if ( prctl(PR_SET_TSC, PR_TSC_SIGSEGV) == -1)
+ perror("prctl");
+
+ printf("rdtsc() == ");
+ fflush(stdout);
+ printf("%llu\n", (unsigned long long)rdtsc());
+ fflush(stdout);
+
+ exit(EXIT_SUCCESS);
+}
+
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