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SubjectRe: [patch] perf_event_open.2: PERF_RECORD_LOST_SAMPLES record type
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Hello Vince,

On 10/16/2016 04:02 AM, Vince Weaver wrote:
>
> Linux 4.2 added a new record type: PERF_RECORD_LOST_SAMPLES
> It is generated when hardware samples (currently only Intel PEBS)
> are lost.

Thanks! Applied!

Cheers,

Michael



> Signed-off-by: Vince Weaver <vincent.weaver@maine.edu>
>
> diff --git a/man2/perf_event_open.2 b/man2/perf_event_open.2
> index 9f33122..a47df2d 100644
> --- a/man2/perf_event_open.2
> +++ b/man2/perf_event_open.2
> @@ -2551,6 +2551,25 @@ process ID of the thread starting an instruction trace.
> .I tid
> thread ID of the thread starting an instruction trace.
> .RE
> +.TP
> +.BR PERF_RECORD_LOST_SAMPLES " (since Linux 4.2)"
> +\" f38b0dbb491a6987e198aa6b428db8692a6480f8
> +When using hardware sampling (such as Intel PEBS) this record
> +indicates some number of samples may have been lost.
> +
> +.in +4n
> +.nf
> +struct {
> + struct perf_event_header header;
> + u64 lost;
> + struct sample_id sample_id;
> +};
> +.fi
> +.RS
> +.TP
> +.I lost
> +the number of potentially lost samples.
> +.RE
> .RE
> .SS Overflow handling
> Events can be set to notify when a threshold is crossed,
>


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Michael Kerrisk
Linux man-pages maintainer; http://www.kernel.org/doc/man-pages/
Linux/UNIX System Programming Training: http://man7.org/training/

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