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SubjectRe: perf: perf_fuzzer crashes on Pentium 4 systems
On Sun, 7 Apr 2019, Cyrill Gorcunov wrote:

> Vince, could you please disable alias events and see if it change
> anything, once you have time? Note once we've aliases disabled the
> counter for cpu cycles get used for NMI watchdog so PERF_COUNT_HW_CPU_CYCLES
> won't be available in "perf" tool itself, but I guess perf_fuzzer uses
> direct kernel syscall.
> ---
> arch/x86/events/intel/p4.c | 2 ++
> 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+)
>
> Index: linux-tip.git/arch/x86/events/intel/p4.c
> ===================================================================
> --- linux-tip.git.orig/arch/x86/events/intel/p4.c
> +++ linux-tip.git/arch/x86/events/intel/p4.c
> @@ -622,6 +622,8 @@ static u64 p4_get_alias_event(u64 config
> u64 config_match;
> int i;
>
> + return 0;
> +
> /*
> * Only event with special mark is allowed,
> * we're to be sure it didn't come as malformed
>

It still crashes at the same place with this patch and my reproducible
test case.

Vince


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