Re: [patch 0/2] NOHZ vs. profile/oprofile v2
From: Martin Schwidefsky
Date: Tue Mar 02 2010 - 10:25:24 EST
On Tue, 2 Mar 2010 16:08:09 +0100 (CET)
Thomas Gleixner <tglx@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Tue, 2 Mar 2010, Martin Schwidefsky wrote:
> > On Tue, 02 Mar 2010 15:57:22 +0200
> > Aaro Koskinen <aaro.koskinen@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > > Martin Schwidefsky wrote:
> > > > First version of the hrtimer patch for oprofile. I did not add the
> > > > sysctl yet, if the sysctl is added in oprofile_timer_init it would not
> > > > be available if some better profiling source is available. If it is
> > > > added unconditionally it would only have an effect if the timer
> > > > fallback is used. Both cases are not exactly nice for a user space
> > > > interface.
> > >
> > > I wonder what happened to this patch? Some platforms would need
> > > this fix (i.e. the timer mode has to be used due to HW issues).
> > After SH removed their oprofile hook there is nothing left that would
> > prevent us from converting oprofile to hrtimer. Just a matter of
> > reminding me and have me try again ;-)
> > Patch against current git. Ingo, Thomas: one for the timer tree I guess.
> No objections from my side, but shouldn't that go via Robert ?
Agreed, this should be handled by the oprofile maintainer.
Robert, could you take care of the patch?
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