[PATCH 1/8] arm64: pmu: add fallback probe table

Will Deacon will.deacon at arm.com
Wed Jun 15 03:59:43 PDT 2016

On Thu, Jun 09, 2016 at 05:23:26PM -0500, Jeremy Linton wrote:
> From: Mark Salter <msalter at redhat.com>
> In preparation for ACPI support, add a pmu_probe_info table to
> the arm_pmu_device_probe() call. This table gets used when
> probing in the absence of a devicetree node for PMU.
> Signed-off-by: Mark Salter <msalter at redhat.com>
> Signed-off-by: Jeremy Linton <jeremy.linton at arm.com>
> ---
>  arch/arm64/kernel/perf_event.c | 8 +++++++-
>  include/linux/perf/arm_pmu.h   | 3 +++
>  2 files changed, 10 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

This is likely to do the wrong thing for big/little systems, so I'm not
keen on this for DT. We should mandate that the PMU is described there.

If you need this as a building block for ACPI, please ensure that the
code is only executed when booting via ACPI.


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