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Date:	Wed, 19 Dec 2012 21:34:30 -0800
From:	Greg KH <>
To:	Jiri Olsa <>
	Corey Ashford <>,
	Frederic Weisbecker <>,
	Ingo Molnar <>,
	Namhyung Kim <>,
	Paul Mackerras <>,
	Peter Zijlstra <>,
	Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 2/3] perf x86: Add precise sysfs attribute

On Wed, Dec 19, 2012 at 04:07:21PM +0100, Jiri Olsa wrote:
> Adding sysfs precise attribute for cpu device (/sys/devices/cpu)
> to show the maximum value for perf event precise attribute.
> This will be initialy used for automated precise event perf test
> and could be helpful otherwise. Arnaldo suggested to use this as
> a guide for default adding of precise attribute for HW events.
> Signed-off-by: Jiri Olsa <>
> Cc: Corey Ashford <>
> Cc: Frederic Weisbecker <>
> Cc: Ingo Molnar <>
> Cc: Namhyung Kim <>
> Cc: Paul Mackerras <>
> Cc: Peter Zijlstra <>
> Cc: Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo <>
> ---
>  arch/x86/kernel/cpu/perf_event.c | 34 +++++++++++++++++++++++++---------
>  1 file changed, 25 insertions(+), 9 deletions(-)

As you are adding a new sysfs file, you must also document it with an
entry in Documentation/ABI/


greg k-h
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