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authorIngo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu>2009-09-07 08:19:51 +0200
committerIngo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu>2009-09-07 08:19:51 +0200
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Merge branch 'tracing/core' into tracing/hw-breakpoints
Conflicts: arch/Kconfig kernel/trace/trace.h Merge reason: resolve the conflicts, plus adopt to the new ring-buffer APIs. Signed-off-by: Ingo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu>
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@@ -83,6 +83,15 @@ When reading one of these enable files, there are four results:
X - there is a mixture of events enabled and disabled
? - this file does not affect any event
+2.3 Boot option
+---------------
+
+In order to facilitate early boot debugging, use boot option:
+
+ trace_event=[event-list]
+
+The format of this boot option is the same as described in section 2.1.
+
3. Defining an event-enabled tracepoint
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