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SubjectRe: __hw_perf_counter_init() on x86
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On Tue, 2009-09-08 at 23:49 -0700, David Miller wrote:
> It seems that for most of the error returns this function
> can give, we'll leak the active_counters count grabbed
> at the beginning of the function and therefore we'll never
> re-enable the LAPIC NMI watchdog even once all the perf
> counter users go away.
>
> Just FYI...

Thanks!

---
Subject: perf_counter: x86: Fix PMU resource leak

Dave noticed that we leak the PMU resource reservations when we fail the
hardware counter init.

Reported-by: David Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
Signed-off-by: Peter Zijlstra <a.p.zijlstra@chello.nl>
---
arch/x86/kernel/cpu/perf_counter.c | 9 ++++++---
1 files changed, 6 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)

diff --git a/arch/x86/kernel/cpu/perf_counter.c b/arch/x86/kernel/cpu/perf_counter.c
index f9cd084..5224371 100644
--- a/arch/x86/kernel/cpu/perf_counter.c
+++ b/arch/x86/kernel/cpu/perf_counter.c
@@ -924,6 +924,8 @@ static int __hw_perf_counter_init(struct perf_counter *counter)
if (err)
return err;

+ counter->destroy = hw_perf_counter_destroy;
+
/*
* Generate PMC IRQs:
* (keep 'enabled' bit clear for now)
@@ -953,8 +955,6 @@ static int __hw_perf_counter_init(struct perf_counter *counter)
return -EOPNOTSUPP;
}

- counter->destroy = hw_perf_counter_destroy;
-
/*
* Raw event type provide the config in the event structure
*/
@@ -2093,8 +2093,11 @@ const struct pmu *hw_perf_counter_init(struct perf_counter *counter)
int err;

err = __hw_perf_counter_init(counter);
- if (err)
+ if (err) {
+ if (counter->destroy)
+ counter->destroy(counter);
return ERR_PTR(err);
+ }

return &pmu;
}



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