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14.2 > System > bootchart (0.9)

Bootchart provides a shell script to be run by the kernel in the init phase. 
The script will run in background and collect process information, CPU
statistics and disk usage statistics from the /proc file system.
The performance data are stored in memory and are written to disk once the
boot process completes.

The boot log file is later processed using a Java application which builds
the process tree and renders a performance chart in different formats (png,
svg, eps).

After installation, to run bootchartd;
a) if you run a huge kernel or custom kernel without initrd:
append the following boot option:

b) If you run a kernel using initrd:
Run the script mkchartd with proper options and append to lilo
configuration file a new entry for bootchart specifying:
initrd /boot/initrd.chart.gz

Remember to run lilo after applying changes.

This requires: jdk, apache-ant

Maintained by: Ozan Türkyılmaz
Keywords: boot,audit,bootchartd,benchmark
ChangeLog: bootchart


Source Downloads:
bootchart-0.9.tar.bz2 (4be91177d19069e21beeb106f2f77dff)

Download SlackBuild:
bootchart.tar.gz.asc (FAQ)

(the SlackBuild does not include the source)

Validated for Slackware 14.2

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