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TRACE(1)						    BSD General Commands Manual 						  TRACE(1)

NAME
trace -- configure and record kernel trace events SYNOPSIS
trace -h trace -i [-b numbufs] trace -g trace -d [-a pid | -x pid] trace -r trace -n trace -e [-c class [-p class] [-s subclass]] [-a pid | -x pid] [-k code | -k code | -k code | -k code] trace -E [-c class [-p class] [-s subclass]] [-a pid | -x pid] [-k code | -k code | -k code | -k code] executable_path [optional args to executable] trace -t [-R rawfile] [-o OutputFilename] [-N] [ExtraCodeFilename1 ExtraCodeFilename2 ...] DESCRIPTION
The trace command allows developers to initialize and configure the kernel trace subsystem. Trace events can be recorded to an in-memory buf- fer, or logged directly to a file. Raw data files can later be decoded to a plaintext format. SEE ALSO
fs_usage(1), sc_usage(1), latency(1), top(1) Mac OS X October 28, 2010 Mac OS X

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TRACE-CMD-STOP(1)														 TRACE-CMD-STOP(1)

NAME
trace-cmd-stop - stop the Ftrace Linux kernel tracer from writing to the ring buffer. SYNOPSIS
trace-cmd stop DESCRIPTION
The trace-cmd(1) stop is a complement to trace-cmd-start(1). This will disable Ftrace from writing to the ring buffer. This does not stop the overhead that the tracing may incur. Only the updating of the ring buffer is disabled, the Ftrace tracing may still be inducing overhead. After stopping the trace, the trace-cmd-extract(1) may strip out the data from the ring buffer and create a trace.dat file. The Ftrace pseudo file system may also be examined. To disable the tracing completely to remove the overhead it causes, use trace-cmd-reset(1). But after a reset is performed, the data that has been recorded is lost. SEE ALSO
trace-cmd(1), trace-cmd-record(1), trace-cmd-report(1), trace-cmd-start(1), trace-cmd-extract(1), trace-cmd-reset(1), trace-cmd-split(1), trace-cmd-list(1), trace-cmd-listen(1) AUTHOR
Written by Steven Rostedt, <rostedt@goodmis.org[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. rostedt@goodmis.org mailto:rostedt@goodmis.org 06/11/2014 TRACE-CMD-STOP(1)
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