[Beowulf] Intel Trace Collector (fka Vampir) on Opteron

Greg Lindahl greg.lindahl at qlogic.com
Mon Aug 21 03:55:02 EDT 2006


On Thu, Aug 17, 2006 at 01:37:37PM +0100, Daniel Kidger wrote:

> Intel's support website has a reply from Intel saying that ITC uses Intel only
> hardware counters and so won't run on anybody elses hardware. :-(

Well, this actually happens to be true, the AMD and Intel hardware
counters are completely different. In the good old days Vampir didn't
use hardware counters, just MPI counting.  One assumes that Intel
isn't using PAPI...

-- greg

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