Dan Terpstra wrote:Thanks for initiating the forum!
We're working on it.
There is code in the development tree contributed by Corey Ashford of IBM that implements preliminary support for PCL (Performance Counters for Linux) on the IBM Power series. We haven't tested that yet on x86, but hope to get to it soon. The goal is to have it ready before the 2.6.31 kernel is in wide distribution.
ce107 wrote:Now that it's in the main kernel and I expect that within the next 9 months at least one or two bleeding edge distros will ship with 2.6.31 or later kernels, PAPI installation will become a lot easier. But that assumes a backend that works with perf_counters. When can we expect that?
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