Provided by: linux-tools-common_3.13.0-24.46_all
perf-timechart - Tool to visualize total system behavior during a workload
perf timechart record <command> perf timechart [<options>]
There are two variants of perf timechart: 'perf timechart record <command>' to record the system level events of an arbitrary workload. 'perf timechart' to turn a trace into a Scalable Vector Graphics file, that can be viewed with popular SVG viewers such as 'Inkscape'.
-o, --output= Select the output file (default: output.svg) -i, --input= Select the input file (default: perf.data unless stdin is a fifo) -w, --width= Select the width of the SVG file (default: 1000) -P, --power-only Only output the CPU power section of the diagram -p, --process Select the processes to display, by name or PID --symfs=<directory> Look for files with symbols relative to this directory.
$ perf timechart record git pull [ perf record: Woken up 13 times to write data ] [ perf record: Captured and wrote 4.253 MB perf.data (~185801 samples) ] $ perf timechart Written 10.2 seconds of trace to output.svg.