Bug 84168 - oprofile driver should accept hex values
oprofile driver should accept hex values
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
All Linux
low Severity low
: ---
: ---
Assigned To: Arjan van de Ven
Brian Brock
Depends On:
  Show dependency treegraph
Reported: 2003-02-12 18:30 EST by William Cohen
Modified: 2005-10-31 17:00 EST (History)
0 users

See Also:
Fixed In Version: /kernel-2.4.22-1.2115.nptl.src.rpm
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Story Points: ---
Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2004-01-21 16:06:10 EST
Type: ---
Regression: ---
Mount Type: ---
Documentation: ---
Verified Versions:
Category: ---
oVirt Team: ---
RHEL 7.3 requirements from Atomic Host:
Cloudforms Team: ---

Attachments (Terms of Use)

  None (edit)
Description William Cohen 2003-02-12 18:30:40 EST
Description of problem:

Files in /dev/oprofile/ should be able to accept hex value, e.g. 0xf stated in
the oprofile documentation. 

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

kernel-2.4.20-2.41, oprofile-0.4-40

How reproducible:

On p4 machine

Steps to Reproduce:
1. opcontrol --setup --ctr3-event=INSTR_RETIRED --ctr3-count=240000
--ctr3-unit-mask=0xf --vmlinux=/boot/vmlinux-2.4.20-2.41smp
2. opcontrol --start
Actual results:

oprofiled: ctr3: 0x00: invalid unit mask for cpu P4 / Xeon
Couldn't start oprofiled.

Expected results:

oprofile starts without problem.

Additional info:

Note You need to log in before you can comment on or make changes to this bug.