VTune driver and hardware event

VTune driver and hardware event

Hi all,

I am trying to run an analysis using event-based sampling with VTune Amplifier XE from the command line. The documentation says it is done
with:
   amplxe-cl -collect-with runsa -knob event-config=<list of events>

But I don't know what the hardware events supported by the CPUs on MTL are. Is it the 32nm Intel(R) Xeon(R) Processor, as listed on http://software.intel.com/sites/products/documentation/hpc/amplifierxe/en-us/2011Update/lin/ug_docs/index.htm, under Reference for Processor Events? Even if I launch amplxe-cl to record, say, INST_RETIRED.ANY events, it gives me the error:
    Error: VTune Amplifier XE sampling driver is inaccessible. Make sure the driver is installed and you have permissions to access it.

I have seen that VTune Performance Analyzer 9.1 is installed on /opt/intel/vtune. Is it supported on MTL? This version should list the events with:
    vtl query -c sampling

but, as a normal user, I can't start the vdk driver with insmod-vtune.
Thank you for the help

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For more complete information about compiler optimizations, see our Optimization Notice.

The latestrelease of VTune (version 9.1 update 8) has been installed on the MTL that supports the Intel Xeon X7560 processor.

# to run VTune
$ /opt/intel/vtune/bin/vtl

# to start VTune
$ /opt/intel/vtune/bin/vtlec

also you can try the follow link to activate the driver

http://software.intel.com/en-us/forums/topic/289184

Also you can check out the following link to get start with driver

http://software.intel.com/en-us/forums/topic/289184

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