can we measure the traffic between user and kernel mode

Mulyadi Santosa mulyadi.santosa at
Thu Jan 27 01:20:45 EST 2011

On Thu, Jan 27, 2011 at 12:56, loody <miloody at> wrote:
> I got a user-mode application without symbol and source, and it keeps
> console no response about 2 mins.
> I just want to know whether it is busy on processing itself or do the
> context switch frequently for calling kernel drivers at that time.

well then, strace/ltrace is probably the right tool to do the job :)
or just use /proc/<pid>/stack :)


Mulyadi Santosa
Freelance Linux trainer and consultant


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