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Subject[PATCH 05/11] perf list: Update documentation about raw event setup
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From: Robert Richter <robert.richter@amd.com>

It was missing that only certain bit fields are passed to the config
value which confused users. Updating it.

Signed-off-by: Robert Richter <robert.richter@amd.com>
Cc: Ingo Molnar <mingo@kernel.org>
Link: http://lkml.kernel.org/r/1344361396-7237-6-git-send-email-robert.richter@amd.com
Signed-off-by: Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo <acme@redhat.com>
---
tools/perf/Documentation/perf-list.txt | 6 ++++++
1 file changed, 6 insertions(+)
diff --git a/tools/perf/Documentation/perf-list.txt b/tools/perf/Documentation/perf-list.txt
index ddc2252..232be51 100644
--- a/tools/perf/Documentation/perf-list.txt
+++ b/tools/perf/Documentation/perf-list.txt
@@ -15,6 +15,7 @@ DESCRIPTION
This command displays the symbolic event types which can be selected in the
various perf commands with the -e option.

+[[EVENT_MODIFIERS]]
EVENT MODIFIERS
---------------

@@ -44,6 +45,11 @@ layout of IA32_PERFEVTSELx MSRs (see [Intel® 64 and IA-32 Architectures Softwar
of IA32_PERFEVTSELx MSRs) or AMD's PerfEvtSeln (see [AMD64 Architecture Programmer’s Manual Volume 2: System Programming], Page 344,
Figure 13-7 Performance Event-Select Register (PerfEvtSeln)).

+Note: Only the following bit fields can be set in x86 counter
+registers: event, umask, edge, inv, cmask. Esp. guest/host only and
+OS/user mode flags must be setup using <<EVENT_MODIFIERS, EVENT
+MODIFIERS>>.
+
Example:

If the Intel docs for a QM720 Core i7 describe an event as:
--
1.7.9.2.358.g22243
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