Re: [RFC PATCH 1/4] kmemtrace: Core implementation.
From: Eduard - Gabriel Munteanu
Date: Thu Jul 17 2008 - 19:50:51 EST
On Thu, Jul 17, 2008 at 02:34:34PM -0700, Randy Dunlap wrote:
> On Thu, 17 Jul 2008 03:46:45 +0300 Eduard - Gabriel Munteanu wrote:
> > +3) Boot the kmemtrace-enabled kernel if you haven't, preferably in the
> > +'single' runlevel (so that relay buffers don't fill up easily), and run
> > +kmemtrace:
> > +# '$' does not mean user, but root here.
> > +$ mount -t debugfs none /debug
> Please mount at /sys/kernel/debug, i.e., the expected debugfs mount point.
Oh, I did not know that. Thanks, will change accordingly.
> > +$ mount -t proc none /proc
> > +$ cd path/to/kmemtrace-user/
> > +$ ./kmemtraced
> > +Wait a bit, then stop it with CTRL+C.
> > +$ cat /debug/kmemtrace/total_overruns # Check if we didn't overrun, should
> > + # be zero.
> > +$ (Optionally) [Run kmemtrace_check separately on each cpu[0-9]*.out file to
> > + check its correctness]
> > +$ ./kmemtrace-report
> > +
> > +Now you should have a nice and short summary of how the allocator performs.
> Otherwise looks nice. Thanks.
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