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       opcontrol [ options ]


       opcontrol  can be used to start profiling, end a profiling
       session, dump profile  data,  and  set  up  the  profiling


       --help Show help message.

              Show version.

              Shows the monitorable events.

       --init Load  the  OProfile module if required and make the
              OProfile driver interface available.

              Followed by list options for profiling setup. Store
              setup in ~root/.oprofile/daemonrc. Optional.

              Start  the oprofile daemon without starting profil­
              ing. Not available in 2.2/2.4 kernels.

              Start data collection with  either  arguments  pro­
              vided   by   --setup   of   information   saved  in

       --dump Force a flush of the collected  profiling  data  to
              the daemon.

       --stop Stop data collection. Not available in 2.2/2.4 ker­

              Stop data collection and remove daemon.

              Clear out data from  current  session,  but  leaves
              saved sessions.

              Save data from current session to sessionname.

              Shut  down  daemon.  Unload the oprofile module and

              Count events in kernel mode when 1,  do  not  count
              when 0 (default 1).

              Count events in user mode when 1, do not count when
              0 (default 1).

              Only profile process pid (only  available  for  2.4
              version).  Set to 'none' to enable profiling of all
              PIDs again.

              Only profile process tty group pgrp (only available
              for 2.4 version). Set to 'none' to enable profiling
              of all PIDs again.

              Separate samples  based  on  the  given  separator.
              'library'    per-application   dynamically   linked
              libraries samples files.  'kernel'  per-application
              modules  and  kernel  samples files, 'kernel' imply
              'library'. 'all' imply all the  above  options  and
              'none' turns off separation.

              vmlinux kernel image.

              Use this when you don't have a kernel vmlinux file,
              and you don't want to profile the kernel.

              Be verbose in the daemon log. This has a high over­

              Set kernel range vma address in hexadecimal.


       No  special  environment variables are recognised by opre­


              Configuration file for opcontrol

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