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SubjectRe: [Intel-gfx] [PATCH v3 4/7] drm/i915/perf: open access for CAP_SYS_PERFMON privileged process
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On 17.12.2019 12:45, Lionel Landwerlin wrote:
> 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.
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>> Signed-off-by: Alexey Budankov <alexey.budankov@linux.intel.com>
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> Assuming people are fine with this new cap, I like this idea of a lighter privilege for i915-perf.

Lionel, thanks for your meaningful input!
Appreciate your collaboration.

Regards,
Alexey

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