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SubjectRe: [PATCH -v3] perf, x86: try to handle unknown nmis with running perfctrs
On 26.08.10 14:02:50, Cyrill Gorcunov wrote:
> > diff --git a/arch/x86/kernel/cpu/perf_event_intel.c b/arch/x86/kernel/cpu/perf_event_intel.c
> > index 4539b4b..9e65a7b 100644
> > --- a/arch/x86/kernel/cpu/perf_event_intel.c
> > +++ b/arch/x86/kernel/cpu/perf_event_intel.c
> > @@ -777,7 +777,9 @@ again:
> >
> > done:
> > intel_pmu_enable_all(0);
> > - return handled;
> > + if (!handled)
> > + return handled;
> > + return ++handled;
> > }
> >
> > static struct event_constraint *
> >
>
> ok, it seems it just treat any unknown nmi as being came from PMU, no?

Yes, this just throws away all unknown nmis after a perf nmi. It
disables unknown nmi detection on this cpu type.

-Robert

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Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.
Operating System Research Center



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