perf/x86/intel: Allow PEBS multi-entry in watermark mode

This change “perf/x86/intel: Allow PEBS multi-entry in watermark mode” in Linux kernel is authored by Stephane Eranian <eranian [at] google.com> on Mon May 13 17:34:00 2019 -0700.

perf/x86/intel: Allow PEBS multi-entry in watermark mode

This patch fixes a restriction/bug introduced by:

   583feb08e7f7 ("perf/x86/intel: Fix handling of wakeup_events for multi-entry PEBS")

The original patch prevented using multi-entry PEBS when wakeup_events != 0.
However given that wakeup_events is part of a union with wakeup_watermark, it
means that in watermark mode, PEBS multi-entry is also disabled which is not the
intent. This patch fixes this by checking is watermark mode is enabled.

Signed-off-by: Stephane Eranian <eranian@google.com>
Cc: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
Cc: Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org>
Cc: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>
Cc: jolsa@redhat.com
Cc: kan.liang@intel.com
Cc: vincent.weaver@maine.edu
Fixes: 583feb08e7f7 ("perf/x86/intel: Fix handling of wakeup_events for multi-entry PEBS")
Link: http://lkml.kernel.org/r/20190514003400.224340-1-eranian@google.com
Signed-off-by: Ingo Molnar <mingo@kernel.org>

This Linux change may have been applied to various maintained Linux releases and you can find Linux releases including commit c7a2865.

There are 2 lines of Linux source code added/deleted in this change. Code changes to Linux kernel are as follows.

 arch/x86/events/intel/core.c | 2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/arch/x86/events/intel/core.c b/arch/x86/events/intel/core.c
index ef763f5..12ec402 100644
--- a/arch/x86/events/intel/core.c
+++ b/arch/x86/events/intel/core.c
@@ -3265,7 +3265,7 @@ static int intel_pmu_hw_config(struct perf_event *event)
 		return ret;
 
 	if (event->attr.precise_ip) {
-		if (!(event->attr.freq || event->attr.wakeup_events)) {
+		if (!(event->attr.freq || (event->attr.wakeup_events && !event->attr.watermark))) {
 			event->hw.flags |= PERF_X86_EVENT_AUTO_RELOAD;
 			if (!(event->attr.sample_type &
 			      ~intel_pmu_large_pebs_flags(event)))

The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is c7a2865 (patch).

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