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Use LatencyTOP to find out where process latency is coming from

Posted by: Anonymous [ip: 89.173.57.25] on September 07, 2008 06:53 PM
What's the 'latency' that the tool is measuring? Latency is a time to get application from state A to state B. If there are no watchpoints defined concept of latency is kind of meaningless. As far as I can see it actually measures how long does process spend in various kernel routines... so it's actually a profiler. Am I right, or am I no a completely wrong track?

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