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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] Intel/vpmu: Use Intel VPMU quirk on all family 6 processors

>>> On 31.05.13 at 05:53, "Auld, Will" <will.auld@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Regarding the recent discussion on "[Xen-devel] [PATCH] Intel/vpmu: Use Intel 
> VPMU quirk on all family 6 processors" I believe that George's suggestion is 
> the proper approach for Xen 4.3. Extending the check_pmc_quirk() to return 
> true for all P6 family processors may be overkill but should cover the issue 
> until we have a better handle on it.
> Internally, we are beginning some characterization work but the outcome is 
> uncertain and is likely to take some time. In addition it is unlikely to 
> materially change current issues. So regardless of the outcome, if any, we 
> should move forward with the expanded coverage in check_pmc_quirk().

Thanks Will.

Jun, Eddie - I take it that this was internally to Intel agreed upon,
and hence I'll go ahead and commit the patch without an explicit
ack from either of you. If this is a problem, we'll have to revert...


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