Tap into your Linux system with SystemTap

One of the most interesting topics I’ve seen so far during my RHCA training at Rackspace this week is SystemTap. In short, SystemTap allows you to dig out a bunch of details about your running system relatively easily. It takes scripts, converts them to C, builds a kernel module, and then runs the code within your script. HOLD IT:The steps below are definitely not meant for those who are new to Linux....

2010-12-08 · 3 min · Major Hayden