Thank u for the immediate response .
I haven't done any kernel development related stuff before . Familiar with
Can you suggest some enhancement or addition of features on OProfile which
be done as my project for 4 months .
On Fri, Jan 23, 2009 at 1:09 PM, Andi Kleen <andi@...> wrote:
> Shinoooo <shinukl1@...> writes:
> > I am a post graduate student . As my project for a duration of 4 months i
> > trying to add PEBS support to OProfile .
> > I request your opinion about the feasibility and complications if any .
> It should be possible, but will add quite a lot of code and is not
> a simple project. If you can do it in 4 months depends on your
> previous experience. If you never did any kernel / CPU near development
> before it would be quite challenging.
> There's some code recently in the kernel to add support for jump
> tracing, which implements part of the debug store infrastructure
> needed for PEBS, but more is needed.
> ak@... -- Speaking for myself only.