1.13 gatord command-line options
When you start
gatord from the command line, you can pass various options to it, including options that define the location of the gator.ko module and the configurable xml files it uses to define the parameters of the capture session.
You can use the following options with
Allows users to run a command on the target during
profiling. The command is specified in the Capture & Analysis Options dialog.
CautionIf you use this option, an
unauthenticated user will be able to run arbitrary commands on the
target using Streamline.
Sets the location of the configuration.xml file that defines the capture options.
Include the directory location and the file name. This option is useful
when the directory containing
Specifies the location of the events.xml file to use with
defines all of the counters that Streamline collects during the capture
session. Include the directory location and the file name.
Specifies an XML file that defines one or more event
counters to append to the events.xml file. This option allows you to add new
events to gator without having to rebuild
gatord or to entirely replace events.xml.
The XML file must include the XML header and elements
shown in the following example:
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<event counter="filesystem_loginuid" path="/proc/self/loginuid" title="loginuid" name="loginuid" class="absolute" description="loginuid"/>
Lists all of the available
gatord command-line options.
If gator.ko is
located in a different directory to
gatord, this option defines its location.
Sets the port number that
gatord uses to communicate with the host.
Specifies an XML file that defines a new PMU to add to
the list of PMUs that
built-in support for. The list is defined in pmus.xml, which is located in the gator daemon source
This option, used in combination with
-E to define the events generated by the
PMU, allows you to add support for a new PMU without having to rebuild
Defines the location of the session.xml file. Include the directory location and the
file name. This option is most useful when performing a local
When performing a local capture, defines the location of
the resulting APC directory.
Displays version information for