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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] perf, x86: Make cycles:p working on SNB
    On Thu, May 24, 2012 at 9:57 AM, Peter Zijlstra <> wrote:
    > On Thu, 2012-05-24 at 09:52 +0200, Peter Zijlstra wrote:
    >> OK, so how about I queue the below and if the u-code updates gets
    >> released before this hits Linus' tree we'll make it all go away ;-)
    > Also, I suspect the u-code update might make INST_RETIRED.ANY_P
    > available on SNB again voiding the need to use a different encoding. But
    > we'll cross that bridge when we'll get to it.

    The PREC_DIST is by design, it is not a work-around of any sort.
    It is an attempt at getting a better distribution of samples when sampling
    with inst_retired.

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