Re: [PATCH] Use of Performance Monitoring Counters based on Model number

From: John Levon (
Date: Wed Jul 16 2003 - 12:19:56 EST

On Wed, Jul 16, 2003 at 10:07:49AM -0700, Pallipadi, Venkatesh wrote:

> Attached is a small patch to make Linux kernel use of performance
> monitoring MSRs based on known processor models. Future processor
> implementation models may not support the same MSR layout.

If you're going to do this you should fix up arch/i386/oprofile/ to
error out similarly at least

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