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Subject[PATCH RESEND V5 0/6] perf, amd: Enable AMD family 15h northbridge counters
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The following patchset enables 4 additional performance counters in
AMD family 15h processors that count northbridge events -- such as
number of DRAM accesses.

This patchset is based on previous work done by Robert Richter
<rric@kernel.org> :

https://lkml.org/lkml/2012/6/19/324

The main differences are:

* The northbridge counters are indexed contiguously right above the
core performance counters.

* MSR address offset calculations are moved to architecture specific
files.

* Interrups are set up to be delivered only to a single core.

V5:
Rebased against latest tip

V4:
* Moved interrupt core select set up back to event constraints
function, sicne during ->hw_config time we do not yet know on which
CPU the the event will run on.
* Tested on and made minor revisions to make sure that the patchset is
compatible with upcoming AMD Family 16h processors, and will support
core and NB counters without any further patches.

V3:
Addressed the following feedback/comments from Robert's review
* https://lkml.org/lkml/2012/11/16/484
* https://lkml.org/lkml/2012/11/26/162

V2:
Separate out Robert's patches, and add properly ordered certificate of
origins.

Jacob Shin (4):
perf, amd: Use proper naming scheme for AMD bit field definitions
perf, x86: Move MSR address offset calculation to architecture
specific files
perf, x86: Allow for architecture specific RDPMC indexes
perf, amd: Enable northbridge performance counters on AMD family 15h

Robert Richter (2):
perf, amd: Rework northbridge event constraints handler
perf, amd: Generalize northbridge constraints code for family 15h

arch/x86/include/asm/cpufeature.h | 2 +
arch/x86/include/asm/perf_event.h | 13 +-
arch/x86/include/uapi/asm/msr-index.h | 2 +
arch/x86/kernel/cpu/perf_event.c | 2 +-
arch/x86/kernel/cpu/perf_event.h | 25 ++-
arch/x86/kernel/cpu/perf_event_amd.c | 318 +++++++++++++++++++++++++--------
6 files changed, 268 insertions(+), 94 deletions(-)

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1.7.9.5




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