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> On Jan 21, 2008 3:56 PM, Corey Ashford <cjashfor@...> wrote:
>> Hi Stephane,
>> I know life's probably been very busy for you this last month or so. I
>> was looking on lkml.org today, and noticed that there hadn't been any
>> postings wrt perfmon2 recently.
> Yes very busy. Lots of new things + higher than normal bug fixes for
> kernel + pfmon + libpfm.
>> Have you settled on a basic feature set for the first slice of perfmon2
>> into lkml?
> Not quite yet. But I think I will soon create a new branch in the GIT tree
> and will slowly copy things over. My problem is that it is not easy to dissect
> this code into, let's say: per-thread vs system-wide, counting vs sampling.
> But it is easy to give them empty syscalls.
> Do you have any input to provide on this topic. What are the most important
> features for you?
I would say that the most interesting features for us are:
1) per-thread monitoring
3) custom sampling
>> That or any other perfmon2->lkml related info would be much appreciated.
> Nothing really new on LKML, except that hrtimer discussion. They are waiting
> for me to post a first patch. Unfortunately I have not yet had time to produce
> such a patch. In the meantime, it is good that everybody is testing on their
> HW platforms. We need to find a fix as many bugs as possible now.
There will be a slough of incoming patches soon ;-)
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