On Tue, Oct 26, 2004 at 01:24:06PM -0400, David C. P. LaFrance-Linden wrote:
> When I look at
Internals document is for 2.6 kernels. module/ directory is 2.4 only.
> I recall seeing a similar internals doc for 0.5.x and I know from
> using it that it programs the PMU itself and creates data files. I'm
> wondering if the internals doc is left over from long LONG ago when it
> did indeed use perfmon, but that more modern versions bypass perfmon?
No, OProfile uses perfmon on 2.6. 2.4 kernels don't have suitable
support so it's done by hand (if it still works; I wouldn't know).