Supported Platforms: Currently Supported

These platforms are actively supported in the current release of PAPI.

Operating System Processor Driver Notes
AIX 5.x IBM POWER5, POWER6 bos.pmapi xlc 6+
AIX 6.x IBM POWER7 bos.pmapi under development
Cray Linux Environment 2.x, 3.x Cray XT{3 - 6}, XE{5, 6} none

Compute Node Kernel IBM Blue Gene P none

FreeBSD x86, x86_64 (Intel, AMD) HWPMC driver

Linux x86, x86_64 (Intel, AMD) PerfCtr 2.6.x kernel 2.6.x

x86, x86_64 (Intel, AMD) Perfmon2 kernel 2.6.30 and below

x86, x86_64 (Intel, AMD), ARM, MIPS
perf_events kernel 2.6.32 and above

Intel Itanium II, Montecito, Montvale none


Perfmon2 Linux 2.6.30 and below

IBM POWER4, 5, 6, 7 PerfCtr 2.7.x


perf_events kernel 2.6.32 and above

IBM PowerPC970, 970MP PerfCtr 2.7.x
Solaris 8, 9 UltraSparc I, II & III none
Solaris 10 Niagara 2 none

Further details on linux platform support can be found on the excellent web page maintained by Vince Weaver and found here.

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