Figure 2-3 Connection Browser in Streamline
When you click the Browse for a
in the Connection
field of the
your network and provides a selectable list of possible targets. The Connection Browser
sorts the targets by type:
- Streamline Agent
- Lists all targets connected directly to the network that
have gator installed and running. These are the most common targets for
- Streamline Agent via ADB
- Lists all Android targets that have gator installed and
running and are connected to the host using ADB. You must have installed ADB
and specified its location in the Capture &
Analysis Options dialog in order for this list to be
Clicking the Setup Target...
button opens a dialog that allows you to automatically set up Streamline on a rooted
Android or Linux target. You can specify an ADB connection for an Android target, or
the IP address, user name, and password for a Linux target connected using SSH.
Click Install to install and
start a pre-built user space gator binary which runs on Android or Linux and on
ARMv7 or ARMv8 targets.
gatord runs using the
-a flag, so that you can enter a command in the
Capture & Analysis Options dialog box
without having to restart
Clicking Install also installs a file
called notify.dex into the same directory as
gatord on the target.
gatord uses this file on Android targets to notify running
applications when atrace annotation tags are enabled. This feature is supported on
Linux kernel versions 3.10 and later.
The Setup Target dialog allows
you to run a capture session without having to carry out the manual steps for
configuring and running
gatord must run as root.
If you are using ADB,
adbd also must
run as root.
Setup Target... does not set up
gatord to start automatically on
boot, so target setup needs to be done every time the device is
User space gator runs without the gator driver, gator.ko and does not support all Streamline features.
For example, some counters might not be available. Kernel space gator
provides a complete set of available features.
Figure 2-4 Automatically setting up Streamline on the target