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SubjectRe: debugctl msr
On Fri, Nov 21, 2008 at 5:10 PM, Metzger, Markus T
<markus.t.metzger@intel.com> wrote:
>>-----Original Message-----
>>From: stephane eranian [mailto:eranian@googlemail.com]
>>Sent: Freitag, 21. November 2008 16:27
>>To: Metzger, Markus T
>>Cc: Markus Metzger; Ingo Molnar; Andi Kleen; Andrew Morton;
>>linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
>>Subject: Re: debugctl msr
>
>>The absolute maximum MUST be at buffer+size+1 but the
>>threshold can be anywhere
>>between the start of the buffer and buffer+size. You had it set past
>>the end of the buffer (at +1),
>>therefore PEBS was not generating any interrupts.
>
> The default is cyclic mode, which requires the interrupt threshold
> to be outside of the buffer.
>
That's not what I need.

> A request for interrupt mode should have got you -EOPNOTSUPP.

I did not try that.

>
> Absolute max should be one byte beyond the buffer, which
> is base + size.
>
My bad ;-<


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