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Re: [perfmon] Re: 2.6.13-rc2 perfmon2 new code base with MIPS5K/20K supp

To: Philip Mucci <mucci@cs.utk.edu>
Subject: Re: [perfmon] Re: 2.6.13-rc2 perfmon2 new code base with MIPS5K/20K support + libpfm available
From: Stephane Eranian <eranian@hpl.hp.com>
Date: Thu, 19 Jan 2006 11:14:03 -0800
Address: HP Labs, 1U-17, 1501 Page Mill road, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA.
Cc: Ralf Baechle <ralf@linux-mips.org>, perfmon@napali.hpl.hp.com, Linux-mips@linux-mips.org
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Phil,

On Thu, Jan 19, 2006 at 07:38:56PM +0100, Philip Mucci wrote:
> Stefane,
> 
> Are you saying that oprofile user level tools don't even use the
> oprofile driver but rather just set up a system-wide IP-sampling context
> for perfmon2?
> 
Yes, I think that is the way this works. I will verify this.

> Think of all the work that Ralf just did. ;-)
> 
If you don't have perfmon2, then you have to provide you arch/mips/oprofile
files for sure.

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