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SubjectRe: [PATCH -tip] perf, x86, Pentium4: Add RAW events verification
On Fri, Aug 27, 2010 at 01:21:20PM +0800, Lin Ming wrote:
> On Thu, 2010-08-26 at 02:23 +0800, Cyrill Gorcunov wrote:
> > Implements verification of
> >
> > - Bits of ESCR EventMask field (meaningful bits in field are hardware
> > predefined and others bits should be set to zero)
> >
> > - INSTR_COMPLETED event (it is available on predefined cpu model only)
> >
> > - Thread shared events (they should be guarded by "perf_event_paranoid"
> > sysctl due to security reason). The side effect of this action is
> > that PERF_COUNT_HW_BUS_CYCLES become a "paranoid" general event.
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Cyrill Gorcunov <gorcunov@openvz.org>
> > CC: Lin Ming <ming.m.lin@intel.com>
> > CC: Frederic Weisbecker <fweisbec@gmail.com>
> > CC: Ingo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu>
> > CC: Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org>
> > ---
...
> I have tested this patch on a 16cpus Netburst server.
> The predefined hardware/cache events work well.
>
> Thanks,
> Lin Ming
>

Thanks a lot, Ming!


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