amd64/111994: hwpmc(3) doesn't know about Intel 5120 series Xeon's

Larry Rosenman ler at
Sun Apr 22 04:00:12 UTC 2007

>Number:         111994
>Category:       amd64
>Synopsis:       hwpmc(3) doesn't know about Intel 5120 series Xeon's
>Confidential:   no
>Severity:       non-critical
>Priority:       low
>Responsible:    freebsd-amd64
>State:          open
>Class:          change-request
>Submitter-Id:   current-users
>Arrival-Date:   Sun Apr 22 04:00:11 GMT 2007
>Originator:     Larry Rosenman
>Release:        FreeBSD 7.0-CURRENT amd64
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System: FreeBSD 7.0-CURRENT FreeBSD 7.0-CURRENT #2: Sat Apr 21 13:56:35 CDT 2007 root at amd64


pmc: Unknown Intel CPU.
module_register_init: MOD_LOAD (hwpmc, 0xffffffff802d2610, 0xffffffffb2241f60) error 78
I get the above on kldload of hwpmc on my Xeon 5120 based system

hw.machine: amd64
hw.model: Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU            5120  @ 1.86GHz
hw.ncpu: 4
kldload hwpmc on a Xeon 5xxx series system.
I am willing to give ssh(1) access to a developer, as well as having the 
current Intel Doc. 

I'm willing to help figure out what needs done, but pointers would be


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