On Mon, Feb 12, 2018 at 09:42:05AM -0800, Raghavendra Rao Ananta wrote:
> Hi Jiri,
> Thank you for the response.
> Does perf tool has its own check to see if the CPU was offline during the
> lifetime of an event? If so, it might ignore these type of events.
nope, we don't check on that
> Initially, I tested the same using perf tool and found similar results.
> Then I debugged further and found that the perf core was actually sending
> data to the userspace (copy_to_user()) and the corresponding count for the
> data. Hence, I tested this further by writing my own userspace application,
> and I was able to read the count through this,
> even when the CPU was made offline and back online.
> Do you think we also have to modify the perf tool accordingly?
hum, I wonder what's wrong.. will check