Intel® SoC Watch for oneAPI System Requirements

Version: 2022.1   Published: 04/29/2020  

Last Updated: 04/07/2022

By Joel Lin

Introduction

This document provides the information on the system requirements for Intel® SoC Watch for oneAPI. Intel SoC Watch is available in Intel® oneAPI Base Toolkit as a part of Intel® VTune™ Profiler.

Version History

Date Version Major Change Summary

Apr. 2022

2021.4

Added support for Intel platforms code named Rocket Lake and Tiger Lake-H.
Added support for Intel platforms code named Ice Lake-X and Cooper Lake-X.
Bug fixes

Dec. 2021

2021.3

General enhancements and third-party library updates.
Added PMT-based metric support when using Linux kernel v5.11.

Sep. 2021 2021.2 Enhanced WakeupAnalysis report with idle time per process.
Improved ia-throt-rsn support when Windows* OS secure modes are
enabled.
Jun. 2021 2021.1 Added System Name, Operating System name, kernel number, GUID to PMT description to the top of the summary and trace report. Update socwatch driver for Linux kernel 5.12 (SFI API was removed)
Mar. 2021 2020.5 Included in Intel VTune Profiler 2021.2. Changed hw-cpu-pstate to report frequencies per thread rather than per
core. Added term integrated to hw-igfx-cstate and hw-igfx-pstate report titles.
Nov. 2020 2020.4  Initial Release

Supported Target Operating Systems

Support for macOS 10 is deprecated. oneAPI 2022.1 is the last supported release.

Linux Target

  • Linux Kernel version needs to be 2.6.32 or later.
  • GNU C Library version must be GLIBC_2.17 or later.
  • KERNEL_CONFIG_TRACEPOINTS must be enabled.
  • Kernel should be compiled with "CONFIG_MODULES" enabled.

P States

  • Kernel config CONFIG_X86_SFI_CPUFREQ or CONFIG_X86_ACPI_CPUFREQ must be enabled (i.e. set
    to 'y' or 'm').
  • One of these pstate drivers must be utilized: sfi-cpufreq, acpi-cpufreq, or intel_pstate. To determine which driver is loaded, check the sysfs /sys/devices/system/cpu/cpu0/cpufreq/scaling_driver file.
  • If one of these pstate drivers is not loaded, the kernel needs to be reconfigured and recompiled.

C States

  • Kernel config CONFIG_TIMER_STATS must be enabled.
  • Kernel config CONFIG_INTEL_IDLE must be enabled and the intel_idle kernel module has to support the core of the target platform.
  • To determine if the intel_idle kernel module is loaded, check the sysfs /sys/devices/system/cpu/cpuidle/current_driver file. It must equal intel_idle. If it equals acpi_idle, only C0 and C1 will be usedby the core.

Windows Target

Other Targets

  • Chrome OS*, macOS*, Android*, QNX*

Supported Target Hardware Platforms

  • Intel® Atom™ Processor C/X Series
  • Intel® Pentium® Processor J/N Series
  • Intel® Celeron® Processor J/N Series
  • 5th/6th/7th/8th/9th/10th Generation Intel® Core™ i3/5/7 Processors
  • 2nd Generation Intel® Xeon® Scalable Processors with Intel® C620 Series Chipsets
  • Intel® Xeon® Scalable Processors with Intel® C620 Series Chipsets

Known Issue

YUM/DNF and ZYPPER Packages oneAPI 2021.1 Gold (Initial Release) issue will Prevent Upgrades

Previous oneAPI Releases

2021

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Product and Performance Information

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