Re: A question of perf NMI handler
From: Don Zickus
Date: Wed Aug 04 2010 - 09:54:40 EST
On Wed, Aug 04, 2010 at 05:21:10PM +0800, Lin Ming wrote:
> With nmi_watchdog enabled, perf_event_nmi_handler always return
> NOTIFY_STOP(active_events > 0), and the notifier call chain will not
> call further.
> If it was not perf NMI, does the perf nmi handler may stop the real NMI
> handler get called because NOTIFY_STOP is returned??
Yes I sent a cheap and dirty patch to address this a couple of weeks ago
Unfortunately, no responded. :-( Of course, it could have been so gross
no one wanted to comment on it. :-)
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