Re: Reading /proc/stat is slooow

From: Andreas Schwab <>
Date: 2005-12-06 10:46:42
"Luck, Tony" <> writes:

> On Fri, Dec 02, 2005 at 06:42:49PM +0100, Andreas Schwab wrote:
>> At some point after 2.6.13 reading /proc/stat has become too slow.  This
>> is most visible with xosview, which spends up to 80% in kernel space.  I
>> have attached a simple program that you can run with "strace -r" to see

Actually I meant to use "strace -T", which displays the time spent _in_
the syscall.


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