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SubjectRe: RAS trace event proto
On Tue, Feb 21, 2012 at 09:48:18AM -0500, Steven Rostedt wrote:
> On Tue, 2012-02-21 at 15:12 +0100, Borislav Petkov wrote:
>
> > > Also, folding everything into just one string prevents (or make hard) the usage of
> > > the perf filters, for example, to filter only the errors at the memory controller 1.
> >
> > Huh, because you can't grep through the trace anymore...?
> >
>
> I believe Mauro is talking about the tracing filters used by both perf
> and ftrace that lets you ignore trace events when the contents of the
> event does not match the filter. This is filtering out events before
> they go to the buffer.

Oh ok, in that case we could filter the errors - if needed - before they
get even reported. I say "if needed" because normally we want to collect
all hw errors in the trace, IMHO.

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