Debugging Network Performance

Bill Fink billfink at
Wed Jun 5 23:56:31 EST 2002

On Wed, 5 Jun 2002, "Allen Curtis" wrote:

> >     "It would be interesting to see where the cpu is being used. Could you
> >     boot with profile=2 and use readprofile to find the worst cpu hogs
> >     during a run?"
> Where can I find documentation on the profile=## option? Are there also
> tools that will help to interpret the logs?

Since I didn't actually try it, I don't have a lot more information.
>From /usr/src/linux/Documentation/kernel-parameters.txt:

        profile=        [KNL] enable kernel profiling via /proc/profile
                        (param:log level).

And of course check the readprofile man page.


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