User Guide

  • 2020
  • 06/18/2020
  • Public Content

Error Message: Root Privileges Required for Processor Graphics Events

Full error message:
Make sure you have root privileges to analyze Processor Graphics hardware events


You selected the
Analyze Processor Graphics events
option of the GPU analysis but do not have a supported version of the Intel® Metric Discovery API library installed.


To analyze Intel® HD Graphics and Intel® Iris® Graphics hardware events, make sure to set up your system for GPU analysis

Product and Performance Information


Intel's compilers may or may not optimize to the same degree for non-Intel microprocessors for optimizations that are not unique to Intel microprocessors. These optimizations include SSE2, SSE3, and SSSE3 instruction sets and other optimizations. Intel does not guarantee the availability, functionality, or effectiveness of any optimization on microprocessors not manufactured by Intel. Microprocessor-dependent optimizations in this product are intended for use with Intel microprocessors. Certain optimizations not specific to Intel microarchitecture are reserved for Intel microprocessors. Please refer to the applicable product User and Reference Guides for more information regarding the specific instruction sets covered by this notice.

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