[ltt-dev] LTTng-tools quickstart.txt Comments

Mathieu Desnoyers compudj at krystal.dyndns.org
Tue Aug 2 13:44:25 EDT 2011

* Amer Alhalabi (lord1298 at gmail.com) wrote:
> ndex: doc/quickstart.txt
> ===================================================================
> --- doc.orig/quickstart.txt	2011-08-02 13:21:46.000000000 -0400
> +++ doc/quickstart.txt	2011-08-02 13:30:46.115778000 -0400
> @@ -38,9 +38,13 @@
>  You have to modprobe the lttng-modules manually or the session daemon
> will do
>  it for you if those modules can be found on your system.
> +>>>> "manually": how?? it'd be nice to provide some description or a link.
> +or don't mention "manually" at all.
>  Again, you can then start the session daemon (ltt-sessiond) by hand or the
>  lttng command line tool will do it for you.
> +>>>> "by hand": what do you mean? how?
> +>>>> it is a good idea to provide the command that starts the sessoin
> daemon.

Updated to:

You can start the session daemon by invoking the command "ltt-sessiond",
or let the lttng command line tool do it for you. The session daemon
loads the LTTng tracer modules for you if those modules can be found on
your system. If they are not found, the kernel tracing feature will be

>  List available kernel events:
> @@ -139,6 +143,7 @@
>  To read your trace, you can use babeltrace which will text dump your the
>  trace. Please see http://www.efficios.com/ctf and git tree
>  http://git.efficios.com/?p=babeltrace.git
> +>>>> "will text dump your the trace.": unclear (THE is extra).

Updated to:

The tool "Babeltrace" can be used to dump your binary trace into a 
human-readable text format. Please see
http://www.efficios.com/babeltrace and git tree

Thanks for the feedback!


>  # babeltrace -n $HOME/lttng-traces/mysession-<date>-<time> | less
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Mathieu Desnoyers
Operating System Efficiency R&D Consultant
EfficiOS Inc.

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