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I cant seem to find documentation on the events listed when you do perf list; can someone point me in the right direction?

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You can look at this How to Answer[1] to the same question. [1]: stackoverflow.com/questions/13520711/… – papirrin Apr 2 '13 at 11:55
I just realized that perf list when not ran as root only shows events. To see tracepoints run perf list as root. – jersten Mar 3 '14 at 1:56

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