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From: Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org>
To: Jiri Olsa <jolsa@kernel.org>
Cc: lkml <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	Ingo Molnar <mingo@kernel.org>, Andi Kleen <andi@firstfloor.org>,
	Alexander Shishkin <alexander.shishkin@linux.intel.com>,
	Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo <acme@kernel.org>,
	Vince Weaver <vince@deater.net>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 2/4] perf/x86: Fix period for non sampling events
Date: Tue, 3 Jan 2017 10:40:59 +0100
Message-ID: <20170103094059.GC3093@worktop> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <1482931866-6018-3-git-send-email-jolsa@kernel.org>

On Wed, Dec 28, 2016 at 02:31:04PM +0100, Jiri Olsa wrote:
> When in counting mode we setup the counter with the
> longest possible period and read the value with read
> syscall.
> 
> We also still setup the PMI to be triggered when such
> counter overflow to reconfigure it.
> 
> We also get PEBS interrupt if such counter has precise_ip
> set (which makes no sense, but it's possible).

I think we should reject non sampling pebs events, as you say they make
no sense what so ever.

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Thread overview: 16+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2016-12-28 13:31 [PATCH 0/4] perf: Fuzzer fixes Jiri Olsa
2016-12-28 13:31 ` [PATCH 1/4] perf/x86/intel: Account interrupts for PEBS errors Jiri Olsa
2017-01-14 12:29   ` [tip:perf/urgent] " tip-bot for Jiri Olsa
2016-12-28 13:31 ` [PATCH 2/4] perf/x86: Fix period for non sampling events Jiri Olsa
2017-01-03  9:40   ` Peter Zijlstra [this message]
2017-01-03 14:24     ` [PATCH] perf/x86: Reject non sampling events with precise_ip Jiri Olsa
2017-01-03 22:06       ` Vince Weaver
2017-01-14 12:29       ` [tip:perf/urgent] " tip-bot for Jiri Olsa
2017-01-03 15:09   ` [PATCH 2/4] perf/x86: Fix period for non sampling events Peter Zijlstra
2017-01-03 15:26     ` Jiri Olsa
2016-12-28 13:31 ` [PATCH 3/4] perf: Add perf_event_overflow_throttle function Jiri Olsa
2016-12-28 13:31 ` [PATCH 4/4] perf/x86/intel: Throttle PEBS events only from pmi Jiri Olsa
2017-01-03 13:45   ` Peter Zijlstra
2017-01-24 16:41   ` Peter Zijlstra
2017-01-25 13:02     ` Jiri Olsa
2017-01-25 13:02     ` Jiri Olsa

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