[parsec-users] Simulation metrics

Christian Bienia cbienia at CS.Princeton.EDU
Sun Mar 9 15:15:54 EDT 2008

Hello Huan,

PARSEC itself is just the program collection. It is independent from any 
metrics, so you can monitor everything that your processor / simulator 
supports. If you want to add instrumentation source code, you should first 
consider adding it to the PARSEC hooks (that's why they're there). The hooks 
allow you to write instrumentation code only ONCE and it will automatically 
be used by ALL PARSEC programs at the designated code locations.

The hooks are special function calls that are made by all PARSEC programs at 
the defined locations. You can find the hook library and some basic 
documentation in the package "hooks" in the "libs" group. After you modified 
the package simply add your code and rebuild PARSEC. Your build configuration 
must explicitly enable the hooks, we provide one configuration which does 
that by default.

- Chris

On Sunday 09 March 2008 11:07 am, Huan Fang wrote:
> Hello,
> I am now doing some research on cache coherence of CMPs. Can someone
> tell me what metrics can I test using PARSEC? For example, L1/L2 miss
> rates, miss latency, traffics are of my interest. I have run some test
> like simsmall/simlarge but the only output is program runtime.
> Regards,
> Huan
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