pmcstat profiles kernel

Matthew Seaman matthew at
Thu Jun 11 20:01:13 UTC 2015

On 11/06/2015 14:13, Sai Prajeeth wrote:
> I am not sure if this is the list that addresses this question but here it
> goes. I would like to count hardware events such as instructions retired /
> unhalted-core-cycles for all the systems for BOTH OS and APPLICATION. I am
> aware that pmcstat has a system wide monitoring mode that counts events
> across all the CPUs for all processes. I want to know whether the
> statistics for kernel code are collected as well ? (which I dont think so).

This sounds more like a question for freebsd-performance at ... or, failing
that, freebsd-hackers at ... which is the list for technical questions that
don't fit into any of the lists for more specific topics.



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