Ftrace Function Graph ARM

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This page holds information from Tim Bird's talk at Linux Symposium Montreal (July, 2009). Tim talked about patches against the 2.6.31-rc1 kernel tree for adding function graph tracing to the ARM architecture, for the Ftrace system.

Presentation

Here is the presentation from the symposium session:

Paper

Here is Tim's paper for this work:

Patches

The following patches were submitted to the kernel mailing list in early July 2009. There are patches against kernel version 2.6.31-rc1.

Tools

To install:

* Download
* rename to 'ftd': mv Ftd.txt ftd
* make it executable: chmod a+x
* Put it on your path somewhere: sudo mv ftd /usr/local/bin