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From: Philippe Elie <phil_e@us...> - 2004-02-16 18:30:53
Update of /cvsroot/oprofile/oprofile-www/release-notes
In directory sc8-pr-cvs1.sourceforge.net:/tmp/cvs-serv382/release-notes
update release notes; add callgraph-0.2.diff to patch section
RCS file: /cvsroot/oprofile/oprofile-www/release-notes/oprofile-0.8,v
retrieving revision 1.5
retrieving revision 1.6
diff -u -p -d -r1.5 -r1.6
--- oprofile-0.8 10 Feb 2004 03:04:26 -0000 1.5
+++ oprofile-0.8 16 Feb 2004 18:22:39 -0000 1.6
@@ -25,12 +25,23 @@ New features
unit mask is now a part of event specification meaning than you can
visualise profile with distinct event name, count and unit mask.
-when specifying invalid value to setup events like opcontrol -e FOO:3000:0xx21
-the unit mask was silently accepted with a zero value.
+P4 HyperThreading support has been backported from 2.6 to 2.4 for the incoming
+2.4.26, kernel and oprofile patch are provided to allow to use it for kernel
-P4: Many unit-mask which was always neccessary are set by default now and can't
-be modified. Invalid BSQ_CACHE_REFERENCE default unit mask is fixed.
-PAGE_WALK_TYPE default unit mask has been changed for 0x03 to 0x01
+Pentium Mobile (P6 core) support has been added from 2.6.3 kernel
+ARM support through timer interrupt has been added from 2.6.3 kernel
+--verbose option has ehanced
+separate debug file info are now handled (FIXME bugged ?)
+When using 2.6 driver you can now setup the per cpu buffer size
+improved statistics in oprofiled.log
+with 2.6 kernel samples was not flushed all 10 minutes
@@ -38,3 +49,11 @@ Bug fixes
A build problem with the Intel compiler has been fixed (bug #845616).
when merging unit mask the event description um part was incorrect.
+when specifying invalid value to setup events like opcontrol -e FOO:3000:0xx21
+the unit mask was silently accepted with a zero value.
+P4: Many unit-mask which was always neccessary are set by default now and can't
+be modified. Many other small modification in P4 unit mask, see ChangeLog
+P4 with HyperThreading: all events minimal count has been doubled