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Re: Do I Need to enable or set l2 cache in mips for linux work

To: loody <miloody@gmail.com>
Subject: Re: Do I Need to enable or set l2 cache in mips for linux work
From: Deng-Cheng Zhu <dengcheng.zhu@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 15 Jun 2010 08:58:47 +0800
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CONFIG_MIPS_CPU_SCACHE is the one you need to set.

You may try the Perf tool located at tools/perf. For how to build the tool
and patch the kernel, please refer to:

http://www.linux-mips.org/archives/linux-mips/2010-06/msg00143.html

BTW, raw events are suggested for your L2$ profiling.


Deng-Cheng


2010/6/13 loody <miloody@gmail.com>:
> Dear all:
> My cpu is 24ke and are there any l2 cache configs I have to take care
> of, such linux can take advantage of it.
> BTW, will I can find any tool or test program for measuring the
> performance of l2 cache under linux?
> Appreciate your help,
> miloody
>
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