[Darshan-users] [Ext] Re: Issues with Fio benchmark tool being profiled with Darshan

Neeraj Rajesh nrajesh at hawk.iit.edu
Tue Jul 21 12:47:49 CDT 2020

Hello Shane

Sorry for the delay, it looks like there is still an issue with profiling
Fio with darshan-master and the counters are still 0.

Thank you, stay safe
Yours sincerely
Neeraj Rajesh

On Wed, Jul 15, 2020 at 1:43 PM Neeraj Rajesh <nrajesh at hawk.iit.edu> wrote:

> Hello Shane
> I am using the release version on the Darshan website, (3.2.1). I shall
> check out the master branch to see if I can generate accurate profiles and
> can report back on it.
> Thank you, Stay safe
> Yours Sincerely
> Neeraj Rajesh
> On Wed, Jul 15, 2020 at 1:35 PM Snyder, Shane <ssnyder at mcs.anl.gov> wrote:
>> Hi Neeraj,
>> It looks like FIO might be using the 'openat()' call to open the files it
>> is doing I/O to, which we only recently added support for. Assuming you
>> aren't already, would it be possible for you to try the master branch of
>> Darshan to see whether you can generate accurate profiles using that?
>> Thanks,
>> --Shane
>> ------------------------------
>> *From:* Darshan-users <darshan-users-bounces at lists.mcs.anl.gov> on
>> behalf of Neeraj Rajesh <nrajesh at hawk.iit.edu>
>> *Sent:* Tuesday, July 14, 2020 3:15 PM
>> *To:* darshan-users at lists.mcs.anl.gov <darshan-users at lists.mcs.anl.gov>
>> *Subject:* [Darshan-users] Issues with Fio benchmark tool being profiled
>> with Darshan
>> Hello
>> I am trying to profile an Fio command, where I do roughly a gigabyte of
>> reads or writes or mixed at a fixed block size.
>> eg.
>> ```
>> fio --filename=./test --size=1024MB --direct=1 --rw=randrw --bs=4k
>> --ioengine=sync --iodepth=256 --numjobs=1 --name=test-job --minimal
>> --stats=0
>> ```
>> I have tested it with the following 'ioengines':
>> - sync
>> - psync
>> - posixaio
>> - pvsync
>> I do get a darshan file, but all of the POSIX counters are 0, except for
>> have ensured the operation is not simultaneously doing both POSIX and STDIO.
>> As per my configuration it should not be getting 0s especially for the
>> Kindly advise what to do next.
>> Thank you for your time, Stay safe
>> Yours Sincerely
>> Neeraj Rajesh
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