Merge branch 'x86/oprofile' into oprofile
[linux-2.6.git] / arch / Kconfig
index 364c6da..0267bab 100644 (file)
@@ -13,6 +13,20 @@ config OPROFILE
 
          If unsure, say N.
 
+config OPROFILE_IBS
+       bool "OProfile AMD IBS support (EXPERIMENTAL)"
+       default n
+       depends on OPROFILE && SMP && X86
+       help
+          Instruction-Based Sampling (IBS) is a new profiling
+          technique that provides rich, precise program performance
+          information. IBS is introduced by AMD Family10h processors
+          (AMD Opteron Quad-Core processor “Barcelona”) to overcome
+          the limitations of conventional performance counter
+          sampling.
+
+         If unsure, say N.
+
 config HAVE_OPROFILE
        def_bool n