Re: [PATCH 4/6] trace: Add tracepoints to reschedule interrupthandler

From: Peter Zijlstra
Date: Thu Jul 21 2011 - 08:32:04 EST

On Fri, 2011-07-15 at 10:50 -0700, David Sharp wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 15, 2011 at 1:48 AM, Peter Zijlstra <a.p.zijlstra@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > On Fri, 2011-07-15 at 00:02 +0200, Frederic Weisbecker wrote:
> >> > This is a part of overall effort to trace all the interrupts happening
> >> > in a system to figure out what time is spent in kernel space versus user
> >> > space.
> >
> > How about you enable CONFIG_IRQ_TIME_ACCOUNTING and get all that?
> >
> It's not just about how long, it's when, and what other events the
> interrupts are interacting with.

But that's not what the Changelog said, how am I supposed to smell that?

As to the patch in particular, I hate it, why do you need separate
tracepoints for the resched ipi and wtf is up with that ignore argument.
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