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authorLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2009-06-10 19:51:10 -0700
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2009-06-10 19:51:10 -0700
commit57eee9ae7bbcfb692dc96c739a5184adb6349733 (patch)
treedd268927f30b91e8cbf95ec58e6004673b71fe40
parent8f40642ad315c553bab4ae800766ade07e574a77 (diff)
parent7e4e0bd50e80df2fe5501f48f872448376cdd997 (diff)
downloadlinux-linaro-stable-57eee9ae7bbcfb692dc96c739a5184adb6349733.tar.gz
Merge branch 'oprofile-for-linus' of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/tip/linux-2.6-tip
* 'oprofile-for-linus' of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/tip/linux-2.6-tip: oprofile: introduce module_param oprofile.cpu_type oprofile: add support for Core i7 and Atom oprofile: remove undocumented oprofile.p4force option oprofile: re-add force_arch_perfmon option
-rw-r--r--Documentation/kernel-parameters.txt8
-rw-r--r--arch/x86/oprofile/nmi_int.c27
2 files changed, 31 insertions, 4 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/kernel-parameters.txt b/Documentation/kernel-parameters.txt
index af43f45e8358..f08e2bebb186 100644
--- a/Documentation/kernel-parameters.txt
+++ b/Documentation/kernel-parameters.txt
@@ -1665,6 +1665,14 @@ and is between 256 and 4096 characters. It is defined in the file
oprofile.timer= [HW]
Use timer interrupt instead of performance counters
+ oprofile.cpu_type= Force an oprofile cpu type
+ This might be useful if you have an older oprofile
+ userland or if you want common events.
+ Format: { archperfmon }
+ archperfmon: [X86] Force use of architectural
+ perfmon on Intel CPUs instead of the
+ CPU specific event set.
+
osst= [HW,SCSI] SCSI Tape Driver
Format: <buffer_size>,<write_threshold>
See also Documentation/scsi/st.txt.
diff --git a/arch/x86/oprofile/nmi_int.c b/arch/x86/oprofile/nmi_int.c
index 202864ad49a7..3b285e656e27 100644
--- a/arch/x86/oprofile/nmi_int.c
+++ b/arch/x86/oprofile/nmi_int.c
@@ -356,14 +356,11 @@ static void exit_sysfs(void)
#define exit_sysfs() do { } while (0)
#endif /* CONFIG_PM */
-static int p4force;
-module_param(p4force, int, 0);
-
static int __init p4_init(char **cpu_type)
{
__u8 cpu_model = boot_cpu_data.x86_model;
- if (!p4force && (cpu_model > 6 || cpu_model == 5))
+ if (cpu_model > 6 || cpu_model == 5)
return 0;
#ifndef CONFIG_SMP
@@ -389,10 +386,25 @@ static int __init p4_init(char **cpu_type)
return 0;
}
+static int force_arch_perfmon;
+static int force_cpu_type(const char *str, struct kernel_param *kp)
+{
+ if (!strcmp(str, "archperfmon")) {
+ force_arch_perfmon = 1;
+ printk(KERN_INFO "oprofile: forcing architectural perfmon\n");
+ }
+
+ return 0;
+}
+module_param_call(cpu_type, force_cpu_type, NULL, NULL, 0);
+
static int __init ppro_init(char **cpu_type)
{
__u8 cpu_model = boot_cpu_data.x86_model;
+ if (force_arch_perfmon && cpu_has_arch_perfmon)
+ return 0;
+
switch (cpu_model) {
case 0 ... 2:
*cpu_type = "i386/ppro";
@@ -414,6 +426,13 @@ static int __init ppro_init(char **cpu_type)
case 15: case 23:
*cpu_type = "i386/core_2";
break;
+ case 26:
+ arch_perfmon_setup_counters();
+ *cpu_type = "i386/core_i7";
+ break;
+ case 28:
+ *cpu_type = "i386/atom";
+ break;
default:
/* Unknown */
return 0;