Re: [RFC -tip] perf, x86: Add PERF_COUNT_HW_NMI_WATCHDOG event v2
From: Stephane Eranian
Date: Thu Jun 23 2011 - 08:03:59 EST
On Thu, Jun 23, 2011 at 1:53 PM, Cyrill Gorcunov <gorcunov@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 23, 2011 at 01:44:36PM +0200, Stephane Eranian wrote:
>> On Thu, Jun 23, 2011 at 1:40 PM, Don Zickus <dzickus@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> > On Thu, Jun 23, 2011 at 03:07:06PM +0400, Cyrill Gorcunov wrote:
>> >> On Thu, Jun 23, 2011 at 01:54:39PM +0400, Cyrill Gorcunov wrote:
>> >> ...
>> >> > >
>> >> > > No new hidden event, just a x86_pmu + a per-arch callbacks.
>> >> >
>> >> > Looks quite good for me, Don? (i'll cook some draft patch for review meanwhile).
>> >> >
>> >> > Â Â Cyrill
>> >> Since we are going to make __weak linking anyway maybe something like below
>> >> fit even beter? (untested)
>> > I don't think the compiler knows what platform you are running on and may
>> > just blindly link your new p4 function for all x86s, which is probably not
>> > what you want.
>> Don, is right. You need the level of indirection I had in my outline patch.
>> You also don't need the:
>> + Â Â Â if (wd_attr->type Â Â Â != PERF_TYPE_HARDWARE ||
>> + Â Â Â Â Âwd_attr->attr.config != PERF_COUNT_HW_CPU_CYCLES)
>> + Â Â Â Â Â Â Â return;
>> In the p4 callback given you know your coming in for the watchdog.
> Yes, that is why in __weak implementation I dropped it. So guys,
> what we stick with -- __weak with second level indirection?
No, first level in watchdog.c, the other callback has to be implemented
from x86_pmu as you had it.
> Â Â Â ÂCyrill
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