1999-02-01 10:04:25

by David Mentr'e

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Subject: Re: [PATCH] [NEW] msr v1 available

Hi Richard,

Richard Gooch <[email protected]> writes:

> It is my hope that the device driver interfaces are sufficiently
> generic that they will be appropriate for other CPU architectures. I'd
> welcome feedback from the non-x86 hackers out there.

I'm far from a hacker but regarding API, you should check that your
interface could support the PerfAPI effort. This API is aiming at
providing the same *programmer* interface on many OS.

PerfAPI - Performance Data Standard and API

Another question: does your patch support SMP systems ?

I'll try to put a link on my web page

Hope it helps,
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