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Date:   Fri, 3 Nov 2017 12:32:02 +0000
From:   Mark Rutland <mark.rutland@....com>
To:     Suzuki K Poulose <suzuki.poulose@....com>
Cc:     linux-arm-kernel@...ts.infradead.org, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
        Will Deacon <will.deacon@....com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/2] perf: arm_spe: Prevent module unload while the PMU
 is in use

On Fri, Nov 03, 2017 at 11:45:17AM +0000, Suzuki K Poulose wrote:
> When the PMU driver is built as a module, the perf expects the
> pmu->module to be valid, so that the driver is prevented from
> being unloaded while it is in use. Fix the SPE pmu driver to
> fill in this field.
> 
> Cc: Will Deacon <will.deacon@....com>
> Cc: Mark Rutland <mark.rutland@....com>
> Signed-off-by: Suzuki K Poulose <suzuki.poulose@....com>

Acked-by: Mark Rutland <mark.rutland@....com>

Mark.

> ---
>  drivers/perf/arm_spe_pmu.c | 1 +
>  1 file changed, 1 insertion(+)
> 
> diff --git a/drivers/perf/arm_spe_pmu.c b/drivers/perf/arm_spe_pmu.c
> index 50511b13fd35..8ce262fc2561 100644
> --- a/drivers/perf/arm_spe_pmu.c
> +++ b/drivers/perf/arm_spe_pmu.c
> @@ -889,6 +889,7 @@ static int arm_spe_pmu_perf_init(struct arm_spe_pmu *spe_pmu)
>  	struct device *dev = &spe_pmu->pdev->dev;
>  
>  	spe_pmu->pmu = (struct pmu) {
> +		.module = THIS_MODULE,
>  		.capabilities	= PERF_PMU_CAP_EXCLUSIVE | PERF_PMU_CAP_ITRACE,
>  		.attr_groups	= arm_spe_pmu_attr_groups,
>  		/*
> -- 
> 2.13.6
> 

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