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From: Benjamin Herrenschmidt <benh@kernel.crashing.org>
To: Carl Love <cel@us.ibm.com>
Cc: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, cbe-oss-dev@ozlabs.org,
	linuxppc-dev@ozlabs.org
Subject: Re: [Cbe-oss-dev] [RFC, PATCH] CELL PPU Oprofile SPU profiling updated patch
Date: Tue, 06 Feb 2007 11:49:06 +1100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <1170722946.2620.177.camel@localhost.localdomain> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <1170721711.5204.44.camel@dyn9047021078.beaverton.ibm.com>

On Mon, 2007-02-05 at 16:28 -0800, Carl Love wrote:
> This is the first update to the patch previously posted by Maynard
> Johnson as "PATCH 4/4. Add support to OProfile for profiling CELL".  
> 
> There are still a few items from the comments being discussed
> specifically how to profile the dynamic code for the SPFS context
> switch
> code and how to deal with dynamic code stubs for library support.  Our
> proposal is to assign the samples from the SPFS and dynamic library
> code
> to an anonymous sample bucket.  The support for properly handling the
> symbol extraction in these cases would be deferred to a later SDK.    
> 
> There is also a bug in profiling overlay code that we are
> investigating.
> 
> Subject: Add support to OProfile for profiling Cell BE SPUs
> 
> From: Maynard Johnson <maynardj@us.ibm.com>
> 
> This patch updates the existing arch/powerpc/oprofile/op_model_cell.c
> to add in the SPU profiling capabilities.  In addition, a 'cell'
> subdirectory
> was added to arch/powerpc/oprofile to hold Cell-specific SPU profiling
> code.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Carl Love <carll@us.ibm.com>
> Signed-off-by: Maynard Johnson <mpjohn@us.ibm.com> 

Patch got mangled. You seem to be using evolution, make sure you use the
"Preformat" style when posting a patch.

Ben.



  parent reply	other threads:[~2007-02-06  0:51 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 20+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2007-02-06  0:28 [RFC,PATCH] " Carl Love
2007-02-06  0:46 ` Paul Mackerras
2007-02-06  0:49 ` Benjamin Herrenschmidt [this message]
2007-02-06 23:02 ` [Cbe-oss-dev] [RFC, PATCH] CELL " Carl Love
2007-02-07 15:41   ` Maynard Johnson
2007-02-07 22:48     ` Michael Ellerman
2007-02-08 15:03       ` Maynard Johnson
2007-02-08 14:18   ` Milton Miller
2007-02-08 17:21     ` Arnd Bergmann
2007-02-08 18:01       ` Adrian Reber
2007-02-08 22:51       ` Carl Love
2007-02-09  2:46         ` Milton Miller
2007-02-09 16:17           ` Carl Love
2007-02-11 22:46             ` Milton Miller
2007-02-12 16:38               ` Carl Love
2007-02-09 18:47       ` Milton Miller
2007-02-09 19:10         ` Arnd Bergmann
2007-02-09 19:46           ` Milton Miller
2007-02-08 23:59     ` Maynard Johnson
2007-02-09 18:03       ` Milton Miller

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