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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/1] perf tools: Add missing user space support for config1/config2
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On Fri, 2011-04-22 at 17:00 -0700, Andi Kleen wrote:
> On Sat, Apr 23, 2011 at 12:57:42AM +0200, Peter Zijlstra wrote:
> > On Fri, 2011-04-22 at 23:54 +0200, Peter Zijlstra wrote:
> > > On Fri, 2011-04-22 at 23:37 +0200, Peter Zijlstra wrote:
> > > > The below needs filling out for !x86 (which I filled out with
> > > > unsupported events) and x86 needs the offcore bits fixed to auto select
> > > > between the two offcore events.
> > >
> > > Urgh, so SNB has different MSR_OFFCORE_RESPONSE bits and needs another table.
> >
> > Also, NHM offcore bits were wrong... it implemented _ACCESS as _HIT and
>
> What is ACCESS if not a HIT?

An ACCESS is all requests for data that comes in, after which you either
HIT or MISS in which case you have to ask someone else down the line.

> > counted OTHER_CORE_HIT* as MISS even though its clearly documented as an
> > L3 hit.
>
> When the other core owns the cache line it has to be fetched from there.
> That's not a LLC hit.

Then _why_ are they described in 30.6.1.3, table 30-15, as:

OTHER_CORE_HIT_SNP 9 (R/W). L3 Hit: ....
OTHER_CORE_HITM 10 (R/W). L3 Hit: ...



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