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From: tip-bot for Jiri Olsa <tipbot@zytor.com>
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Cc: vincent.weaver@maine.edu, mingo@kernel.org,
	torvalds@linux-foundation.org,
	alexander.shishkin@linux.intel.com, eranian@google.com,
	acme@kernel.org, tglx@linutronix.de, peterz@infradead.org,
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	jolsa@redhat.com, vince@deater.net, jolsa@kernel.org
Subject: [tip:perf/urgent] perf/x86: Reject non sampling events with precise_ip
Date: Sat, 14 Jan 2017 04:29:49 -0800	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <tip-18e7a45af91acdde99d3aa1372cc40e1f8142f7b@git.kernel.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20170103142454.GA26251@krava>

Commit-ID:  18e7a45af91acdde99d3aa1372cc40e1f8142f7b
Gitweb:     http://git.kernel.org/tip/18e7a45af91acdde99d3aa1372cc40e1f8142f7b
Author:     Jiri Olsa <jolsa@redhat.com>
AuthorDate: Tue, 3 Jan 2017 15:24:54 +0100
Committer:  Ingo Molnar <mingo@kernel.org>
CommitDate: Sat, 14 Jan 2017 11:06:50 +0100

perf/x86: Reject non sampling events with precise_ip

As Peter suggested [1] rejecting non sampling PEBS events,
because they dont make any sense and could cause bugs
in the NMI handler [2].

  [1] http://lkml.kernel.org/r/20170103094059.GC3093@worktop
  [2] http://lkml.kernel.org/r/1482931866-6018-3-git-send-email-jolsa@kernel.org

Signed-off-by: Jiri Olsa <jolsa@redhat.com>
Signed-off-by: Peter Zijlstra (Intel) <peterz@infradead.org>
Cc: Alexander Shishkin <alexander.shishkin@linux.intel.com>
Cc: Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo <acme@kernel.org>
Cc: Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo <acme@redhat.com>
Cc: Jiri Olsa <jolsa@kernel.org>
Cc: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
Cc: Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org>
Cc: Stephane Eranian <eranian@google.com>
Cc: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>
Cc: Vince Weaver <vince@deater.net>
Cc: Vince Weaver <vincent.weaver@maine.edu>
Link: http://lkml.kernel.org/r/20170103142454.GA26251@krava
Signed-off-by: Ingo Molnar <mingo@kernel.org>
---
 arch/x86/events/core.c | 4 ++++
 1 file changed, 4 insertions(+)

diff --git a/arch/x86/events/core.c b/arch/x86/events/core.c
index 019c588..1635c0c 100644
--- a/arch/x86/events/core.c
+++ b/arch/x86/events/core.c
@@ -505,6 +505,10 @@ int x86_pmu_hw_config(struct perf_event *event)
 
 		if (event->attr.precise_ip > precise)
 			return -EOPNOTSUPP;
+
+		/* There's no sense in having PEBS for non sampling events: */
+		if (!is_sampling_event(event))
+			return -EINVAL;
 	}
 	/*
 	 * check that PEBS LBR correction does not conflict with

  parent reply	other threads:[~2017-01-14 12:30 UTC|newest]

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
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-bot for Jiri Olsa [this message]
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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