The Profile Action

The profile action produces a text file that summarizes the various metrics regarding profiles. The usage for this action is:

-a profile [-util [n]] [-detail] [-range T1 [T2]] 

Option Description

util [n]

Show CPU utilization for n second intervals, default 1 second


Show CPU samples bucketed by process and module if symbol decoding is not enabled and by process and function name if symbol decoding is enabled

range T1 [T2]

Show data between times T1 and T2, both in use. If T2 is not present, the end of the trace is used instead


Show constant sampling frequency zones in the trace


If no report type is selected, default is to show the CPU utilization report.



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Build date: 5/5/2012