LIBPFM(3)                 Linux Programmer's Manual                LIBPFM(3)

NAME         top

       libpfm_amd64 - support for AMD64 processors

SYNOPSIS         top

       #include <perfmon/pfmlib.h>

DESCRIPTION         top

       The library supports all AMD64 processors in both 32 and 64-bit

       The support is broken down in three groups:

       AMD K7 processors (family 6)

       AMD K8 processors (family 15)

       AMD Family 10h processors (family 16)

       Each group has a distinct man page. See links below.

SEE ALSO         top

       libpfm_amd64_k7(3), libpfm_amd64_k8(3), libpfm_amd64_fam10h(3)

AUTHORS         top

       Stephane Eranian <>
       Robert Richter <>

COLOPHON         top

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                                August, 2010                       LIBPFM(3)