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Date:   Thu,  4 Jul 2019 19:00:24 +0300
From:   Alexander Shishkin <alexander.shishkin@...ux.intel.com>
To:     Peter Zijlstra <a.p.zijlstra@...llo.nl>
Cc:     Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo <acme@...hat.com>,
        Ingo Molnar <mingo@...hat.com>, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
        kan.liang@...ux.intel.com, Adrian Hunter <adrian.hunter@...el.com>,
        Alexander Shishkin <alexander.shishkin@...ux.intel.com>
Subject: [PATCH v1 7/7] perf intel-pt: Add brief documentation for PEBS via Intel PT

From: Adrian Hunter <adrian.hunter@...el.com>

Document how to select PEBS via Intel PT and how to display synthesized
PEBS samples.

Signed-off-by: Adrian Hunter <adrian.hunter@...el.com>
Signed-off-by: Alexander Shishkin <alexander.shishkin@...ux.intel.com>
---
 tools/perf/Documentation/intel-pt.txt | 15 +++++++++++++++
 1 file changed, 15 insertions(+)

diff --git a/tools/perf/Documentation/intel-pt.txt b/tools/perf/Documentation/intel-pt.txt
index 50c5b60101bd..8c40f898685b 100644
--- a/tools/perf/Documentation/intel-pt.txt
+++ b/tools/perf/Documentation/intel-pt.txt
@@ -919,3 +919,18 @@ amended to take the number of elements as a parameter.
 
 Note there is currently no advantage to using Intel PT instead of LBR, but
 that may change in the future if greater use is made of the data.
+
+
+PEBS via Intel PT
+=================
+
+Some hardware has the feature to redirect PEBS records to the Intel PT trace.
+Recording is selected by using the aux-source config term e.g.
+
+	perf record  -c 10000 -e cycles/aux-source/ppp -e intel_pt/branch=0/ uname
+
+Note that currently, software only supports redirecting at most one PEBS event.
+
+To display PEBS events from the Intel PT trace, use the itrace 'o' option e.g.
+
+	perf script --itrace=oe
-- 
2.20.1

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