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    SubjectRe: [RFC] perf_events: support for uncore a.k.a. nest units
    On Fri, 2010-01-29 at 15:05 -0800, Corey Ashford wrote:
    > So you'd read the id from the sysfs topology tree, and then pass that id to the
    > interface? That's an interesting approach that eliminates the need to pass a
    > string pmu path to the kernel.

    No, the attr.pmu_id would reflect the location in the tree (pci
    location, or spu number), the pmu id reported would identify the kind of
    pmu driver used for that particular device.

    I realized this confusion after sending but didn't clarify, we should
    come up with a good alternative name for either (or both) uses.

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