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SubjectRe: Patch to 2.6.8.1-mm2 to allow multiple NMI handlers to be registered
On Thu, 19 Aug 2004, John Levon wrote:

> On Thu, Aug 19, 2004 at 11:16:28AM -0500, Corey Minyard wrote:
>
> > >Please use rdpmc() instead of rdmsr() when reading counter registers.
> > >Ditto in the other places.
> > >(I know oprofile doesn't, but that's no excuse.)
>
> I actually have no idea why we don't use rdpmc().

If i recall, not all the performance counters were accessible via rdpmc
and being slower.
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