You need to use a much more recent version of the kernel and kernel patch to get this to work. 2.6.18 is very old and likely won't work with libpfm and pfmon. You can find the newer stuff on sourceforge... of course, newer kernels (2.6.35) have a different patch and a tool called 'perf'.
On Oct 21, 2010, at 12:01 AM, Satish Raghunath wrote:
> I am a graduate student from the University of Texas at San Antonio . My area of research is High performance computing . I using this tool called perfmon2 to get access to the hardware counters in a machine . I have finished the installation but when I run the tool I get this error.
> Cannot determine host kernel perfmon version, check /sys/kernel/perfmon How do I get access to the patch files ? I am using the Linux version 2.6.18 and used the patch file perfmon-new-base-060926.tar.gz . Can you please help me with this