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Some user performance monitoring events may also require unit masks to further define the event.
Unit masks for each event are listed with the ophelp command. The values for each unit mask are listed in hexadecimal format. To specify more than one unit mask, the hexadecimal values must be combined using a bitwise or operation.
opcontrol --event=<event-name>:<sample-rate>:<unit-mask>