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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/2] perf-events: Add support for supplementary event registers v2
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On Mon, 2010-11-15 at 12:01 +0100, Stephane Eranian wrote:
> On Sat, Nov 13, 2010 at 11:32 AM, Peter Zijlstra <a.p.zijlstra@chello.nl> wrote:
> > On Sat, 2010-11-13 at 11:13 +0100, Andi Kleen wrote:
> >> > Hrmm,. this doesn't really scale right wrt multiple extra_regs.
> >> >
> >> > You made the extra_regs thing fairly extensible, but the above doesn't
> >> > really work well if there's multiple extra regs (say OFFCORE and
> >> > LBR_CONFIG -- possibly even the two OFFCORE regs present on westmere).
> >> >
> >> > It basically needs a per-core state for each extra_reg possible.
> >>
> >> It shouldn't be too hard to extend it to use a table. I didn't want
> >> to do that for the first iteration. I guess it could be done as followons
> >> once LBR is implemented.
> >
> > Isn't it also relevant for the two offcore regs for wsm?
> >
> But that's two distinct events (0xbb and 0xb7), though they behave
> exactly the same and have the same set of umasks and extra MSR
> values.

Ah, my bad, I thought there were two separate msrs, ok I'll take a last
look at these patches and if nothing else pops out I'll take them.

Thanks!


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