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Date:	Thu, 19 Jun 2014 18:13:44 -0300
From:	Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo <acme@...nel.org>
To:	Ingo Molnar <mingo@...nel.org>
Cc:	linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
	Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo <acme@...hat.com>,
	Adrian Hunter <adrian.hunter@...el.com>,
	David Ahern <dsahern@...il.com>,
	Don Zickus <dzickus@...hat.com>,
	Frederic Weisbecker <fweisbec@...il.com>,
	Jiri Olsa <jolsa@...hat.com>, Mike Galbraith <efault@....de>,
	Namhyung Kim <namhyung@...nel.org>,
	Paul Mackerras <paulus@...ba.org>,
	Peter Zijlstra <peterz@...radead.org>,
	Stephane Eranian <eranian@...gle.com>
Subject: [PATCH 02/11] perf evlist: Add suggestion of how to set perf_event_paranoid sysctl

From: Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo <acme@...hat.com>

Minor hint to speed up problem resolution and get 'trace' working for
non root users.

Cc: Adrian Hunter <adrian.hunter@...el.com>
Cc: David Ahern <dsahern@...il.com>
Cc: Don Zickus <dzickus@...hat.com>
Cc: Frederic Weisbecker <fweisbec@...il.com>
Cc: Jiri Olsa <jolsa@...hat.com>
Cc: Mike Galbraith <efault@....de>
Cc: Namhyung Kim <namhyung@...nel.org>
Cc: Paul Mackerras <paulus@...ba.org>
Cc: Peter Zijlstra <peterz@...radead.org>
Cc: Stephane Eranian <eranian@...gle.com>
Link: http://lkml.kernel.org/n/tip-abdqi8km4fj9osrn70q2zj9v@git.kernel.org
Signed-off-by: Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo <acme@...hat.com>
---
 tools/perf/util/evlist.c | 5 +++--
 1 file changed, 3 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

diff --git a/tools/perf/util/evlist.c b/tools/perf/util/evlist.c
index 59ef2802fcf6..c51223ac25f4 100644
--- a/tools/perf/util/evlist.c
+++ b/tools/perf/util/evlist.c
@@ -1214,10 +1214,11 @@ int perf_evlist__strerror_open(struct perf_evlist *evlist __maybe_unused,
 					     "For your workloads it needs to be <= 1\nHint:\t");
 		}
 		printed += scnprintf(buf + printed, size - printed,
-				     "For system wide tracing it needs to be set to -1");
+				     "For system wide tracing it needs to be set to -1.\n");
 
 		printed += scnprintf(buf + printed, size - printed,
-				    ".\nHint:\tThe current value is %d.", value);
+				    "Hint:\tTry: 'sudo sh -c \"echo -1 > /proc/sys/kernel/perf_event_paranoid\"'\n"
+				    "Hint:\tThe current value is %d.", value);
 		break;
 	default:
 		scnprintf(buf, size, "%s", emsg);
-- 
1.9.3

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