Re: [PATCH 5/6][v4]: perf: Create a sysfs entry for Power eventformat

From: Michael Ellerman
Date: Tue Feb 26 2013 - 00:26:55 EST

On Tue, Jan 22, 2013 at 10:26:13PM -0800, Sukadev Bhattiprolu wrote:
> [PATCH 5/6][v4]: perf: Create a sysfs entry for Power event format
> Create a sysfs entry, '/sys/bus/event_source/devices/cpu/format/event'
> which describes the format of a POWER cpu.

Did this patch go upstream? I don't see it.

If not, please don't merge it.

> The format of the event is the same for all POWER cpus at least in
> (Power6, Power7), so bulk of this change is common in the code common
> to POWER cpus.

No. The event format is different on most POWER cpus, in particular it
is different on Power6 and Power7, and will be different again on

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