Bug 606672 - perf: Fatal: reading input file (size expected=3 received=0)
perf: Fatal: reading input file (size expected=3 received=0)
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
Classification: Red Hat
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
6.0
All Linux
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Assigned To: Jiri Olsa
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Reported: 2010-06-22 04:13 EDT by CAI Qian
Modified: 2016-02-10 08:16 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2011-04-05 04:16:27 EDT
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Description CAI Qian 2010-06-22 04:13:04 EDT
Description of problem:
# perf record -R -f ls
# perf report
  Fatal: reading input file (size expected=3 received=0)
# perf report -D
  Fatal: reading input file (size expected=3 received=0)
# perf trace
  Fatal: reading input file (size expected=3 received=0)

Looks like got fixed upstream,
http://lkml.org/lkml/2010/5/1/2

Under a guest, got a different behaviour,

# perf report
  Fatal: no trace data in the file
# perf report -D
  Fatal: no trace data in the file
# perf trace
  Fatal: no trace data in the file

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
perf-2.6.32-37.el6.noarch

How reproducible:
always
Comment 3 Jiri Olsa 2010-12-28 07:00:54 EST
FYI, this works for me in upstream (v2.6.37-rc6)

jirka
Comment 4 RHEL Product and Program Management 2011-01-06 23:44:20 EST
This request was evaluated by Red Hat Product Management for
inclusion in the current release of Red Hat Enterprise Linux.
Because the affected component is not scheduled to be updated
in the current release, Red Hat is unfortunately unable to
address this request at this time. Red Hat invites you to
ask your support representative to propose this request, if
appropriate and relevant, in the next release of Red Hat
Enterprise Linux. If you would like it considered as an
exception in the current release, please ask your support
representative.
Comment 5 Suzanne Yeghiayan 2011-01-07 11:15:29 EST
This request was erroneously denied for the current release of Red Hat
Enterprise Linux.  The error has been fixed and this request has been
re-proposed for the current release.
Comment 6 RHEL Product and Program Management 2011-02-01 01:15:38 EST
This request was evaluated by Red Hat Product Management for
inclusion in the current release of Red Hat Enterprise Linux.
Because the affected component is not scheduled to be updated
in the current release, Red Hat is unfortunately unable to
address this request at this time. Red Hat invites you to
ask your support representative to propose this request, if
appropriate and relevant, in the next release of Red Hat
Enterprise Linux. If you would like it considered as an
exception in the current release, please ask your support
representative.
Comment 8 Jiri Olsa 2011-04-05 04:16:27 EDT
Itested this on the latest RHEL6 and this got 
fixed by 2.6.38 perf sync, via BZ 664900

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