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MAN page from Mandriva 2010 trace-cmd-1.0-1mdv2010.1.i586.rpm

TRACE\-CMD\-EXTRACT

Section: [FIXME: manual] (1)
Updated: 04/18/2010
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NAME

trace-cmd-extract - extract out the data from the Ftrace Linux tracer. 

SYNOPSIS

trace-cmd extract [OPTIONS] 

DESCRIPTION

The trace-cmd(1) extract is usually used after trace-cmd-start(1) and trace-cmd-stop(1). It can be used after the Ftrace tracer has been started manually through the Ftrace pseudo file system.

The extract command creates a trace.dat file that can be used by trace-cmd-report(1) to read from. It reads the kernel internal ring buffer to produce the trace.dat file. 

OPTIONS

-p plugin

Althoughextractdoes not start any traces, some of the plugins require just reading the output in ASCII format. These are the latency tracers, since the latency tracers have a separate internal buffer. The plugin option is therefore only necessary for thewakeup,wakeup-rt,irqsoff,preemptoffandpreemptirqsoffplugins.

With out this option, the extract command will extract from the internalFtrace buffers.

-O option

If a latency tracer is being extracted, and the-poption is used, then there are some Ftrace options that can change the format. This will update those options before extracting. To see the list of options seetrace-cmd-list. To enable an option, write its name, to disable the option append the charactersnoto it. For example:noprint-parentwill disable theprint-parentoption that prints the parent function in printing a function event.

-o outputfile

By default, the extract command will create atrace.datfile. This option will change where the file is written to.
 

SEE ALSO

trace-cmd(1), trace-cmd-record(1), trace-cmd-report(1), trace-cmd-start(1), trace-cmd-stop(1), trace-cmd-reset(1), trace-cmd-split(1), trace-cmd-list(1), trace-cmd-listen(1) 

AUTHOR

Written by Steven Rostedt, <m[blue]rostedtAATTgoodmis.orgm[][1]> 

RESOURCES

git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/rostedt/trace-cmd.git 

COPYING

Copyright (C) 2010 Red Hat, Inc. Free use of this software is granted under the terms of the GNU Public License (GPL). 

NOTES

1.
rostedtAATTgoodmis.org
mailto:rostedtAATTgoodmis.org


 

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NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
OPTIONS
SEE ALSO
AUTHOR
RESOURCES
COPYING
NOTES

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