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 all running code at low overhead. OProfile is released under the GNU GPL.
 </p>
 <p>
-It consists of a kernel driver and a daemon for collecting sample data, and several
-post-profiling tools for turning data into information. 
+For versions 0.9.7 and earlier, the profiler consists of a kernel driver and a daemon for collecting sample data.
+In version 0.9.8, the kernel driver/daemon method of collecting sample data is deprecated in favor of profiling
+with the Linux Kernel Performance Events Subsystem (kernel version 2.6.31 or higher). Several
+post-profiling tools for turning profile data into human readable information are available.
 </p>
 <p>
 OProfile leverages the hardware performance counters of the CPU to enable profiling
@@ -28,12 +30,23 @@
 No special recompilations, wrapper libraries or the like are necessary. Even debug symbols
 (<tt>-g</tt> option to <tt>gcc</tt>) are not necessary unless you want to produce annotated source. 
 <br />
-No kernel patch is needed - just insert the module.
+Kernel patches are usually unnecessary, except in cases where the running kernel may not yet support
+some newer processor models.
 </dd>
  
 <dt>System-wide profiling</dt>
 <dd>
-All code running on the system is profiled, enabling analysis of system performance.
+All code running on the system is profiled, enabling analysis of system performance.  Note: Root
+authority is required to do system-wide profiling.
+</dd>
+
+<dt>Single process profiling</dt>
+<dd>
+Application developers will find the single process profiling feature very convenient since it
+does not require root authority, and profile data is collected only for the specified process
+(or command).  This method has the added benefit of "following" fork/execs and collecting
+profile information on those child processes as well.  Note: This method of profiling requires
+a kernel version of 2.6.31 or higher.
 </dd>
 
 <dt>Performance counter support</dt>
@@ -63,9 +76,10 @@
 <dt>System support</dt>
 <dd>
 OProfile works across a range of CPUs, include the Intel range, AMD's Athlon and AMD64 processors range,
-the Alpha, ARM, and more.
+the Alpha, ARM, IBM PowerPC, and more.
 OProfile will work against almost any 2.2, 2.4 and 2.6 kernels, and works on both UP and SMP
-systems from desktops to the scariest NUMAQ boxes.
+systems from desktops to the scariest NUMAQ boxes.  Note: As of version 0.9.8, only 2.6 kernels
+are supported.
 </dd>
  
 </dl>