Re: [PATCH v2 2/3] perf: use hrtimer for event multiplexing

From: Stephane Eranian
Date: Thu Sep 13 2012 - 08:20:04 EST

On Thu, Sep 13, 2012 at 2:16 PM, Peter Zijlstra <peterz@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Wed, 2012-09-12 at 17:37 +0200, Stephane Eranian wrote:
>> Note however that the rotation_list is still used in perf_event_task_tick()
>> to iterate over the ctx which needs unthrottling. We would have to switch
>> that loop over to a for-each-pmu() which would necessary incur more
>> iterations as it would include all the SW PMUs.
> Oh urgh, right. I think that was one of the reasons I bailed on the
> hrtimer thing, the frequency and throttle stuff.
> ctx->nr_freq and needs_unthr could help, but yeah.

I think for now, we could keep rotation list for the unthrottling.
Multiplexing won't use rotation_list anymore.
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