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SubjectRe: [Intel-gfx] [PATCH v3 4/7] drm/i915/perf: open access for CAP_SYS_PERFMON privileged process
On 16/12/2019 22:03, Alexey Budankov wrote:
> Open access to i915_perf monitoring for CAP_SYS_PERFMON privileged processes.
> For backward compatibility reasons access to i915_perf subsystem remains open
> for CAP_SYS_ADMIN privileged processes but CAP_SYS_ADMIN usage for secure
> i915_perf monitoring is discouraged with respect to CAP_SYS_PERFMON capability.
> Signed-off-by: Alexey Budankov <>

Assuming people are fine with this new cap, I like this idea of a
lighter privilege for i915-perf.


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