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    SubjectRe: [announce] Performance Counters for Linux, v6
    Ingo Molnar wrote:
    > We are pleased to announce version 6 of our performance counters subsystem
    > implementation. The shortlog, diffstat and the combo patch can be found
    > below. The combo patch against latest -git (2.6.29-rc2) can be also found
    > at:
    >
    > http://people.redhat.com/mingo/perfcounters/perfcounters-v6-v2.6.29-rc2.patch
    >
    > It's also available in tip/master at:
    >
    > http://people.redhat.com/mingo/tip.git/README
    >
    > There are many changes in the v6 release:
    >
    > - PowerPC performance counters support from Paul Mackerras, for POWER6
    > and for the PPC970 family.
    >
    > - ioctl API to disable/enable individual counters and groups without
    > closing their fd. This can be useful for libraries, ad-hoc
    > instrumentation and PAPI support.
    >
    > - 'pinned' and 'exclusive' counter attributes - for those
    > applications that want to influence counter scheduling explicitly.
    >
    > - The 'perfstat' utility (ex 'timec') has been updated:
    >
    > http://people.redhat.com/mingo/perfcounters/perfstat.c
    >
    > - 'kerneltop' (easy-to-use text mode NMI profiler) has been updated:
    >
    > http://people.redhat.com/mingo/perfcounters/kerneltop.c

    BTW, this kerneltop has nothing to do with that other one??

    http://www.xenotime.net/linux/kerneltop/


    Thanks,
    --
    ~Randy


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