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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 2/2 -tip] perf_counter: parse-events.c introduce alias member in event_symbol
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    On Tue, 2009-06-23 at 10:24 +0200, Ingo Molnar wrote:
    > * Jaswinder Singh Rajput <jaswinder@kernel.org> wrote:
    >
    > >
    > > perf test also need some command to execute otherwise it will also
    > > show long list of <inactive>
    >
    > I think what it should do is to execute test-cases _internally_. Not
    > just execute some random command on the system and hope for events.
    >

    Can you suggest some good test cases where we can get numbers for almost
    all the events on each and every run.


    > > context-switches 7956
    > > CPU-migrations 7
    >
    > this needs to be provoked intentionally via sched_setaffinity():
    > first migrate to cpu0, then to cpu1.
    >

    There should be some option from user or we test it each time.

    > > L1-data-Cache-Load-Referencees 398303881
    > > L1-data-Cache-Load-Misses 3552374
    > > L1-data-Cache-Store-Referencees 270178
    > > L1-data-Cache-Store-Misses <inactive>
    >
    > this is probably inactive due to AMD not having events for that and
    > the generic cache event being 0 there, right?
    >

    Yes, it is not set for AMD.

    Thanks,
    --
    JSR



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