Commit a1792cda authored by Peter Zijlstra's avatar Peter Zijlstra Committed by Ingo Molnar

perf_counter: x86: Fix PMU resource leak

Dave noticed that we leak the PMU resource reservations when we
fail the hardware counter init.
Reported-by: default avatarDavid Miller <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarPeter Zijlstra <>
Acked-by: default avatarDavid Miller <>
LKML-Reference: <1252483487.7746.164.camel@twins>
Signed-off-by: default avatarIngo Molnar <>
parent 611a546b
......@@ -924,6 +924,8 @@ static int __hw_perf_counter_init(struct perf_counter *counter)
if (err)
return err;
counter->destroy = hw_perf_counter_destroy;
* Generate PMC IRQs:
* (keep 'enabled' bit clear for now)
......@@ -953,8 +955,6 @@ static int __hw_perf_counter_init(struct perf_counter *counter)
counter->destroy = hw_perf_counter_destroy;
* Raw event type provide the config in the event structure
......@@ -2107,8 +2107,11 @@ const struct pmu *hw_perf_counter_init(struct perf_counter *counter)
int err;
err = __hw_perf_counter_init(counter);
if (err)
if (err) {
if (counter->destroy)
return ERR_PTR(err);
return &pmu;
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