lkml.org 
[lkml]   [2009]   [Sep]   [26]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
/
Date
From
SubjectRe: [RFC PATCH] perf_core: provide a kernel-internal interface to get to performance counters
On Sun, 27 Sep 2009 00:02:46 +0530
"K.Prasad" <prasad@linux.vnet.ibm.com> wrote:

> On Sat, Sep 26, 2009 at 12:03:28PM -0400, Frank Ch. Eigler wrote:

> > For what it's worth, this sort of thing also looks useful from
> > systemtap's point of view.
>
> Wouldn't SystemTap be another user that desires support for
> multiple/all CPU perf-counters (apart from hw-breakpoints as a
> potential user)? As Arjan pointed out, perf's present design would
> support only a per-CPU or per-task counter; not both.

I'm sorry but I think I am missing your point.
"all cpu counters" would be one small helper wrapper away, a helper I'm
sure the SystemTap people are happy to submit as part of their patch
series when they submit SystemTap to the kernel.


--
Arjan van de Ven Intel Open Source Technology Centre
For development, discussion and tips for power savings,
visit http://www.lesswatts.org


\
 
 \ /
  Last update: 2009-09-26 20:51    [W:0.082 / U:5.692 seconds]
©2003-2017 Jasper Spaans. hosted at Digital OceanAdvertise on this site