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SubjectRe: [PATCH v6 7/7] perf intel-pt: Add brief documentation for PEBS via Intel PT
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Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo <acme@redhat.com> writes:

> Em Tue, Aug 06, 2019 at 11:46:06AM +0300, Alexander Shishkin escreveu:
>> From: Adrian Hunter <adrian.hunter@intel.com>
>>
>> Document how to select PEBS via Intel PT and how to display synthesized
>> PEBS samples.
>>
>> Signed-off-by: Adrian Hunter <adrian.hunter@intel.com>
>> Signed-off-by: Alexander Shishkin <alexander.shishkin@linux.intel.com>
>> ---
>> tools/perf/Documentation/intel-pt.txt | 15 +++++++++++++++
>> 1 file changed, 15 insertions(+)
>>
>> diff --git a/tools/perf/Documentation/intel-pt.txt b/tools/perf/Documentation/intel-pt.txt
>> index 50c5b60101bd..8dc513b6607b 100644
>> --- a/tools/perf/Documentation/intel-pt.txt
>> +++ b/tools/perf/Documentation/intel-pt.txt
>> @@ -919,3 +919,18 @@ amended to take the number of elements as a parameter.
>>
>> Note there is currently no advantage to using Intel PT instead of LBR, but
>> that may change in the future if greater use is made of the data.
>> +
>> +
>> +PEBS via Intel PT
>> +=================
>> +
>> +Some hardware has the feature to redirect PEBS records to the Intel PT trace.
>> +Recording is selected by using the aux-output config term e.g.
>> +
>> + perf record -c 10000 -e cycles/aux-output/ppp -e intel_pt/branch=0/ uname
>> +
>> +Note that currently, software only supports redirecting at most one PEBS event.
>
> So, with these patches, but not the kernel ones I end up getting:
>
> [root@quaco ~]# perf record -c 10000 -e cycles/aux-output/ppp -e intel_pt/branch=0/ uname

FWIW, the correct command line for that would have the two events
grouped and intel_pt be the group leader.

Regards,
--
Alex

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