[patch] initial perf_event support for Raspberry-Pi

Stephen Warren swarren at wwwdotorg.org
Wed Feb 12 00:04:08 EST 2014

On 12/31/2013 02:54 PM, Vince Weaver wrote:
> The following patch enables performance counter support on Raspberry-Pi.
> We have this working on the 2708 based rasp-pi kernels by manually putting
> the device registration in the platform files.
> This change does things properly in a device tree.  The boot messages look 
> proper, but my rasp-pi hangs somewhere in USB enabling when running a 
> stock 3.13-rc6 kernel so I have been unable to fully test this change.
> I also understand that the rasp-pi 1176 pmu support is missing the 
> overflow interrupt.  I'm not sure if that's true of all 2835 
> implementations.  If not, then this patch will need to be changed a bit.

I've applied this to bcm2835's for-3.15/dt branch, with minor fixes.

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