[PATCH 6/6][v3] perf: Document the ABI of perf sysfs entries
jolsa at redhat.com
Wed Jan 23 04:10:13 EST 2013
On Fri, Jan 18, 2013 at 09:46:54AM -0800, Sukadev Bhattiprolu wrote:
> Jiri Olsa [jolsa at redhat.com] wrote:
> +Contact: Linux kernel mailing list <linux-kernel at vger.kernel.org>
> + Linux Powerpc mailing list <linuxppc-dev at ozlabs.org>
> +Description: POWER-systems specific performance monitoring events
> + A collection of performance monitoring events that may be
> + supported by the POWER CPU. These events can be monitored
> + using the 'perf(1)' tool.
> + These events may not be supported by other CPUs.
> + The contents of each file would look like:
> + event=0xNNNN
> + where 'N' is a hex digit and the number '0xNNNN' shows the
> + "raw code" for the perf event identified by the file's
> + "basename".
> + Further, multiple terms like 'event=0xNNNN' can be specified
> + and separated with comma. All available terms are defined in
> + the /sys/bus/event_source/devices/<dev>/format file.
Acked-by: Jiri Olsa <jolsa at redhat.com>
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