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-rw-r--r--tools/perf/util/evsel.c18
1 files changed, 18 insertions, 0 deletions
diff --git a/tools/perf/util/evsel.c b/tools/perf/util/evsel.c
index a5f339d447cc..645dc1828836 100644
--- a/tools/perf/util/evsel.c
+++ b/tools/perf/util/evsel.c
@@ -2345,6 +2345,8 @@ out:
bool perf_evsel__fallback(struct perf_evsel *evsel, int err,
char *msg, size_t msgsize)
{
+ int paranoid;
+
if ((err == ENOENT || err == ENXIO || err == ENODEV) &&
evsel->attr.type == PERF_TYPE_HARDWARE &&
evsel->attr.config == PERF_COUNT_HW_CPU_CYCLES) {
@@ -2364,6 +2366,22 @@ bool perf_evsel__fallback(struct perf_evsel *evsel, int err,
zfree(&evsel->name);
return true;
+ } else if (err == EACCES && !evsel->attr.exclude_kernel &&
+ (paranoid = perf_event_paranoid()) > 1) {
+ const char *name = perf_evsel__name(evsel);
+ char *new_name;
+
+ if (asprintf(&new_name, "%s%su", name, strchr(name, ':') ? "" : ":") < 0)
+ return false;
+
+ if (evsel->name)
+ free(evsel->name);
+ evsel->name = new_name;
+ scnprintf(msg, msgsize,
+"kernel.perf_event_paranoid=%d, trying to fall back to excluding kernel samples", paranoid);
+ evsel->attr.exclude_kernel = 1;
+
+ return true;
}
return false;