Re: [PATCH 3/5] perf, x86: Disable PEBS on clowertown chips

From: Stephane Eranian
Date: Fri Mar 05 2010 - 14:28:50 EST

On Fri, Mar 5, 2010 at 11:15 AM, Peter Zijlstra <peterz@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Fri, 2010-03-05 at 10:58 -0800, Stephane Eranian wrote:
>> > Â Â Â Âcase 15: /* original 65 nm celeron/pentium/core2/xeon, "Merom"/"Conroe" */
>> > + Â Â Â Â Â Â Â x86_pmu.quirks = intel_clowertown_quirks;
>> That's too coarse grain!
>> It is more subtle than this. Some of the errata are marked as Plan
>> fix. They seem to be
>> fixed in later models. Your looking at the E5xxx series errata but the
>> E7xxx do not have
>> the same problems.
> OK, I'll look at those errata again and try to come up with a stepping
> test for this errata.
There is erratum which you need to implement the workaround for and
this is AAJ91 on Nehalem. It does happen.
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