[CentOS] measuring kernel speed

Sat May 8 23:36:47 UTC 2010
JohnS <jses27 at gmail.com>

On Sat, 2010-05-08 at 16:17 -0400, Ross Walker wrote:
> On May 8, 2010, at 8:35 AM, Mag Gam <magawake at gmail.com> wrote:
> > At our Physics research labs we do a lot with low latency networks. We
> > have been using Centos for over 3 years now and its been great! We
> > would like to tune and optimize our setup by removing unneeded
> > packages -- kernel modules to be specific. I was wondering, how does
> > one measure the speed of the kernel. Is that even possible?
> Use oprofile.

I was kinda interested in what oprofile would do but from the faq[1] it
says RH is not supported.  Is this still hold true? Do you use it?


[1] http://oprofile.sourceforge.net/faq/