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SubjectRe: [PATCH] perf/x86/intel: Drop kernel samples even though :u is specified

> I would much rather see this in generic code, somewhere around
> __perf_event_overflow() I suppose. That would retain proper accounting
> for the interrupt rate etc..
> Also it would work for all architectures. Because I'm thinking more than
> just x86 will suffer from skid.
Yes, moving to generic code is better. Thanks for the suggestion! I
will do that.

> If you're really worried, I suppose you can put it behind a PERF_PMU_CAP
> flag or something.
I guess what you are suggesting is to add checking like:

if (is_sampling_event(event)) {
if (event->pmu->capabilities & PERF_PMU_CAP_NO_INTERRUPT) {

Is my understanding correct?

Jin Yao

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