Mali™ GPU Performance Analysis Tool User Guide

Version: 2.2


Table of Contents

Preface
About this book
Intended audience
Using this book
Conventions
Additional reading
Feedback
Feedback on this product
Feedback on content
1. Introduction
1.1. About the Mali GPU Performance Analysis Tool
1.2. Example Performance Analysis Tool projects
2. Installing the Performance Analysis Tool
2.1. Installing the Performance Analysis Tool on Microsoft Windows
2.1.1. Installation requirements for the Performance Analysis Tool on Microsoft Windows
2.1.2. Installation procedure for the Performance Analysis Tool on Microsoft Windows
2.2. Installing the Performance Analysis Tool on Linux
2.2.1. Installation requirements for the Performance Analysis Tool on Linux
2.2.2. Installation procedure for the Performance Analysis Tool on Linux
3. The Performance Analysis Tool User Interface
3.1. About the Performance Analysis Tool user interface
3.2. Modes of operation
3.3. Performance Analysis Tool file types
4. Performance Analysis Tool Data Displays
4.1. About performance data
4.2. Performance data files and counters
4.3. Framebuffer output
4.4. The Frequency pane
4.5. Graphs
4.6. Tables
5. Using the Performance Analysis Tool
5.1. Starting the Performance Analysis Tool
5.1.1. Starting the Performance Analysis Tool from Microsoft Windows
5.1.2. Starting the Performance Analysis Tool from Linux
5.2. Using the Performance Analysis Tool in offline mode
5.2.1. Creating performance data files
5.2.2. Playing performance data files
5.2.3. Creating project files
5.2.4. Using the player controls
5.2.5. Unloading a performance data file
5.3. Using the Performance Analysis Tool in online mode
5.3.1. Connecting to the target platform
6. Customizing the Performance Analysis Tool
6.1. About customizing the Performance Analysis Tool
6.2. Customizing graphs
6.2.1. Adding a custom graph
6.2.2. Viewing performance data in graphs
6.2.3. Displaying a legend on a graph
6.2.4. Changing the color of graph data
6.2.5. Removing graphs
6.3. Customizing tables
6.3.1. Adding a custom table
6.4. The Info display pane
Glossary

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Revision History
Revision A14 October 2009First release for v2.2
Copyright © 2009 ARM. All rights reserved.DUI 0502A
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