Enabling OProfile in the OLPC kernels?
wcohen at redhat.com
Mon Mar 19 09:54:52 EDT 2007
Bernardo Innocenti wrote:
> William Cohen wrote:
>> Could we turn that on in near future. Then people can avoid building custom
>> kernels to run OProfile? The 314 build still doesn't have OProfile enabled. Who
>> do I need to make the request to change the line in the kernel config files to
>> mke oprofile support available?
> How do we get useful oprofile output with all binaries stripped and no
> -debuginfo packages?
You could copy over the oprofile samples files and do the analysis on another
machine. Nothing says that the debuginfo must be on the machine collecting the data.
I asked about the location of the debuginfo files before. They were not
generally available. The kernel debuginfo rpms are the one exception. They can
be obtained from:
It would be good to make the olpc debuginfo rpms available like the fedora core
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