Re: [PATCH v2 0/3] perf/x86/amd/uncore: Update AMD uncore driver
From: Peter Zijlstra
Date: Wed Jan 25 2017 - 10:51:05 EST
On Mon, Jan 16, 2017 at 05:36:20PM -0600, Janakarajan Natarajan wrote:
> This patchset updates the AMD uncore driver to support AMD Family17h processors.
> First, the current L2 counters are renamed to Last level cache (LLC) counter to
> reflect either L2 or L3 counters depending on the family. Next, the maximum
> number of counters available is increased and the counters per uncore type is
> now based on the family.
> Also, in Family17h, the NorthBridge counters are re-purposed as Data Fabric (DF)
> counters. Therefore, this patch exports the pmu name accordingly based on the
> processor family.