oprofile init fialing

I just did


sudo conary update oprofile --install-label conary.rpath.com@rpl:2 --config "repositoryMap conary.rpath.com http://conary.rpath.com/conary/"

[root@ ~]# cat /dev/oprofile/cpu_type
i386/arch_perfmon

[root@ ~]# opcontrol --init
cpu_type 'unset' is not valid
you should upgrade oprofile or force the use of timer mode

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learningunixAuthor Commented:
opcontrol --version
opcontrol: oprofile 0.9.3 compiled on Jun 30 2008 18:08:29


Do I need to update the version. if so how?
wesly_chenCommented:
Based on
http://oprofile.sourceforge.net/faq/
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What is the meaning of "cpu_type 'unset' is not valid"

Generally this means your kernel supports your hardware, but user space tools are not up to date. You should try to upgrade. You can check if your hardware is supported by looking at /dev/oprofile/cpu_type.
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So upgrade oprofile.

By the way, please post the result of "uname -a" here for reference.
learningunixAuthor Commented:
uname -a


Linux myHostName 2.6.29.6-5.1.smp.gcc4.1.x86_64 #1 SMP Tue Nov 2 18:21:11 EDT 2010 x86_64 GNU/Linux

how to upgrade oprofile and to which version?
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learningunixAuthor Commented:
Tried updating to 0.9.5 but its failing

#  sudo conary update oprofile --install-label conary.rpath.com@rpl:2/0.9.5 --config "repositoryMap conary.rpath.com http://conary.rpath.com/conary/"
/ should not appear in a label

Is 0.9.5 the right version I need and what is the right command?
wesly_chenCommented:
Well, your kernel is 64bit (x86_64), so you need to install 64bit oprofile.

Your current installed oprofile is 32bit (i386)
> # cat /dev/oprofile/cpu_type
> i386/arch_perfmon

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