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VTune not working in Ubuntu 16.04

Hello,

Today I received an Intel Parallel Studio XE Cluster Edition license for Linux, I tested VTune's against Ubuntu 16.04, I have never used it before but it was clear that the SW was missing some functionality.

After some troubleshooting and thanks to this guide: https://software.intel.com/en-us/sep_driver, found that the problem was the vtsspp driver, this failed to compile during installation.

After modifying the #if condition (kernel version) in both files: vtsspp/module.c (Line 755) and vtsspp/collector.c (Line 1811) the SW compiled and installed successfully, bringing VTune's functionality back.

Regards,

Federico Tula Rovaletti

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Hello,

Thank you for reporting this issue and describing the fix.  Ubuntu backported changes to module.h to kernel 4.4, and support for this is planned for the 2017 release.

Regards,

Jennifer

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Hi Federico,

which version did you use, the latest update 3 package?

I had some issues with newer Ubuntu's and the 2016 base version so that I needed to downgrade my OS. 
Would be good to know the current state.

Thanks,

Janko

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So it seems like the 2017 releases are out (at least, I downloaded Parallel Studio XE Pro 2017 edition). Is this fixed there? I'm going through installation with 16.04 right now and want to confirm VTune is functional.

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Hello,

Ubuntu 16.04 is supported with VTune Amplifier 2017.

Regards, Katya

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