[PATCH v6 0/7] arm_pmu: Use NMI for perf interrupt

Will Deacon will at kernel.org
Mon Sep 21 09:59:52 EDT 2020

On Wed, Aug 19, 2020 at 02:34:12PM +0100, Alexandru Elisei wrote:
> The series makes the arm_pmu driver use NMIs for the perf interrupt when
> NMIs are available on the platform (currently, only arm64 + GICv3). To make
> it easier to play with the patches, I've pushed a branch at [1]:

This mostly looks good to me, but see some of the comments I left on the
code. One other thing I'm not sure about is whether or not we should tell
userspace that we're using an NMI for the sampling. Do any other
architectures have a conditional NMI?


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