Thanks Arun for the reply. Do you know whether the patches that you mentioned merged with kernel mainline or not? If not, can I trouble you to point me to which patches you are talking about?
On Sep 3, 2012, at 11:08 PM, Arun Sharma <arun@...> wrote:
> On Sat, Sep 1, 2012 at 5:07 PM, Arkaprava Basu <arkaprava.basu@...> wrote:
>> I am new to perfmon. I need to use PEBS to collect a trace of processor
>> state (and ultimately generate address trace) for DTLB miss events. I was
>> wondering if somebody can point to some example on how I can use libpfm to
>> setup PEBS sample collection and collect the dump.
> libpfm in its current form is a library that converts event names to
> arguments for perf_event_open() syscall. To get PEBS working, you'll
> need to apply Intel kernel patches from last year and mess around with
> user space too.
> I believe Stephane is working on a more updated version.