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Linux: 4.0 is not a supported linux release

Hello all,

similar to this issue back then with Linux 3.0 I'm now greeted by the annoying error message that "4.0 is not a supported linux release". The differences to the last 3.x release are not large, so this restriction is rather annoying. Is there a way to bypass it? Or is there a beta release ready to be tested to circumvent this issue? I've tried with the latest VTune Amplifier XE 2015 Update 3 release to no avail.


Cannot locate debugging symbols for file `/tmp/amplxe-tmp-lab/xxxxx/


I am trying to profile an application using the remote analysis workflow as mentioned in this link.

When i try to the run the profiler using GUI as well as command line, i am getting these warning messages:

amplxe: Using result path `/home/xxxx/vtune_trial/xxxxxx/r002hs'

amplxe: Executing actions 16 % Resolving information for `bash'               

Visual Studio 2013 crashes when attempting to build project

I'm using Visual Studio 2013 Update 4 on Windows 7 Pro with Intel VTune 2015 Update 2.  I've been using VTune and Visual Studio just fine for the past few days, but I've recently hit a massive roadblock.  Visual Studio will crash with a null reference exception whenever I try to build the working solution.

Here's the call stack error:

How to install Vtune Amplifier 2015 vtsspp on MPSS2.1.6720

I'm using mpss_gold_update_3-2.1.6720, with a uos version of

I'm now trying to install the vtune amplifier 2015 on this mpss, so I need sep3_15-k1om- and vtsspp-k1om- But I can find only sep3_15-k1om- and vtsspp-k1om-, but not vtsspp-k1om-

Communication with sampling driver failed

I am trying to do General Exploration analysis, and the following error appears almost immediately after trying to attach to the process,

"Communication with sampling driver failed".

I'm running on Windows 7, on a Intel Xeon CPU E5-2680 (2 processors). Doing the Basic Hotspot Analysis went fine. Any ideas - or things I could try?






amplxe: Warning: Cannot locate debugging symbols for file `xxx'.

Run vtune on host, and there are warnings "amplxe: Warning: Cannot locate debugging symbols for file `/lib64/' " and ".amplxe: Warning: Cannot locate debugging symbols for file `/usr/bin/ssh' "

The program run on xeon phi mic.

Does the warnnings have infulence to the result? why this happen as the is just there?


VTune: Increase sampling frequency to profile Linux Kernel Driver

I am trying to profile a Linux kernel driver and I would like to find out how much CPUcycles/time spent in certain functions. My goal is not to identify the Hotspots in the system but to profile a particular driver function. I have loaded the kernel debug symbols as explained in this article. I can see Kernel functions under [vmlinux] but I can't see the functions that I'm interested in. I think the reason for that is my functions are much faster than the sampling rate.

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