This bug has been copied from bug #553745 and has been proposed
to be backported to 4.8 z-stream (EUS).
*** Bug 582902 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
*** Bug 582906 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Committed in 89.0.25.
Hopefully the oprofile userspace gets updated as a z-stream also, otherwise it won't be as useful.
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
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Support for the Intel architectural performance monitoring subsystem (arch_perfmon). On supported CPUs, arch_perfmon offers means to mark performance events and options for configuring and counting these events.