Re: [PATCH 3/5] perf, x86: Disable PEBS on clowertown chips
From: Stephane Eranian
Date: Fri Mar 05 2010 - 16:39:07 EST
On Fri, Mar 5, 2010 at 1:35 PM, Peter Zijlstra <peterz@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Fri, 2010-03-05 at 13:22 -0800, Stephane Eranian wrote:
>> > The two serious ones, AJ106 and AJ68 are no fix and are listed as such
>> > in all errata I can find, including the 700 series.
>> Not E74xx. I think it would be fine to drop LBR with PEBS as the work-around
>> to AJ106.
>> > I checked the 65nm Core2Duo, Xeon 5200 and Xeon 700 spec updates.
>> > Going by that it seems the full model 15 family is broken and I'll leave
>> > the patch as is.
>> But the E74xx are okay and you are excluding them. Worst case you should
>> provide an override.
> >From what I can tell E74xx is model 29, which would be just fine with
> this patch, this patch only marks model 15 as broken.
True, my bad.
So it would be a matter to provide some ways of disabling LBR with PEBS
on model 15.
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