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SubjectRe: [tip:perf/x86] perf, x86: Implement initial P4 PMU driver
Please see my patch below that fixes ther reporting error code that
returns from x86_pmu.hw_config.

-Robert

On 11.03.10 18:33:55, tip-bot for Cyrill Gorcunov wrote:
> Commit-ID: a072738e04f0eb26370e39ec679e9a0d65e49aea
> Gitweb: http://git.kernel.org/tip/a072738e04f0eb26370e39ec679e9a0d65e49aea
> Author: Cyrill Gorcunov <gorcunov@openvz.org>
> AuthorDate: Thu, 11 Mar 2010 19:54:39 +0300
> Committer: Ingo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu>
> CommitDate: Thu, 11 Mar 2010 18:51:08 +0100
>
> perf, x86: Implement initial P4 PMU driver
>
> The netburst PMU is way different from the "architectural
> perfomance monitoring" specification that current CPUs use.
> P4 uses a tuple of ESCR+CCCR+COUNTER MSR registers to handle
> perfomance monitoring events.

--

From: Robert Richter <robert.richter@amd.com>
Date: Tue, 16 Mar 2010 16:38:19 +0100
Subject: [PATCH] perf, x86: reporting error code that returns from x86_pmu.hw_config()

If x86_pmu.hw_config() fails a fixed error code (-EOPNOTSUPP) is
return even if a different error was reported. This patch fixes this.

Signed-off-by: Robert Richter <robert.richter@amd.com>
---
arch/x86/kernel/cpu/perf_event.c | 5 +++--
1 files changed, 3 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

diff --git a/arch/x86/kernel/cpu/perf_event.c b/arch/x86/kernel/cpu/perf_event.c
index 4e2480f..8982d92 100644
--- a/arch/x86/kernel/cpu/perf_event.c
+++ b/arch/x86/kernel/cpu/perf_event.c
@@ -467,8 +467,9 @@ static int __hw_perf_event_init(struct perf_event *event)
hwc->last_tag = ~0ULL;

/* Processor specifics */
- if (x86_pmu.hw_config(attr, hwc))
- return -EOPNOTSUPP;
+ err = x86_pmu.hw_config(attr, hwc);
+ if (err)
+ return err;

if (!hwc->sample_period) {
hwc->sample_period = x86_pmu.max_period;
--
1.7.0


--
Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.
Operating System Research Center
email: robert.richter@amd.com



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