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From: "David J. Wilder" <dwilder@us.ibm.com>
To: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, akpm@linux-foundation.org
Cc: randy.dunlap@oracle.com, hch@infradead.org, systemtap@sources.redhat.com
Subject: [PATCH 0/3] A kernel tracing interface
Date: Tue, 02 Oct 2007 09:33:16 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <1191342796.31351.8.camel@lc4eb748232119.ibm.com> (raw)

[PATCH 0/3] A kernel tracing interface - (updated)

These patches provide a kernel tracing interface called "trace".

(update) Fixed a notation in the trace documentation as pointed out by
 Randy Dunlap.  Updated references to prerequisite patches.

The motivation for "trace" is to:
- Provide a simple set of tracing primitives that will utilize the high-
  performance and low-overhead of relayfs for passing traces data from
  kernel to user space.
- Provide a common user interface for managing kernel traces.
- Allow for binary as well as ascii trace data.
- Incorporate features from the systemtap runtime that are
  useful to others.

Patches are against 2.6.23-rc8-mm2

Summary of patches:
[patch 1/3]  Trace code and documentation
[patch 2/3]  Relay Reset Consumed
[patch 3/3]  Trace sample

Note: Patch 2/3 provides a service used by patch 1/3
thus must be applied first or at the same time.

Note: The following patches must be applied prior to 3/3.
[patch 3/5] Add samples subdir
	http://lkml.org/lkml/2007/9/28/178

[patch 4/5] Linux Kernel Markers - Samples
	http://lkml.org/lkml/2007/9/28/189

Signed-off-by: David Wilder <dwilder@us.ibm.com>



             reply	other threads:[~2007-10-02 16:33 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 8+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2007-10-02 16:33 David J. Wilder [this message]
2007-10-02 18:55 David J. Wilder
2007-11-13  1:02 David J. Wilder
2008-02-26 22:38 David J. Wilder
2008-02-28 10:04 ` Andrew Morton
2008-02-28 19:40   ` David Wilder
2008-02-29  5:36     ` K. Prasad
2008-02-29 12:08       ` K. Prasad

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