I have the following setup: I want to profile/analyze a multi-threaded application on a 4 Socket WestmereEX machine, which has Amplifier XE installed. Because this machine is for benchmarking and analyses only, there is no desktop installed (hence, no x-forward possible). I use the Amplifier GUI on my local desktop to configure tests and to view results. I use the Amplifier Command Line tool to execute the tests on the 4 socket machine remotly.
I would like to create a custom analysis that uses hardware performance counters for this setup. Unfortunately, I cannot do so because Amplifier on my local desktop tells me that the CPU does not support it (i.e., CPU is unknown)... this even makes the Amplifier GUI crash. I cannot tell him to "expect" a Nehalem or Westmere CPU...
Is there any way to overcome this problem? Thanks!