tapset::timestamp.3stap man page

tapset::timestamp — systemtap timestamp tapset

Description

Each timestamp function returns a value to indicate when a function is executed. These returned values can then be used to indicate when an event occurred, provide an ordering for events, or compute the amount of time elapsed between two time stamps.

get_cycles

Processor cycle count

See function::get_cycles(3stap)
for details.

jiffies

Kernel jiffies count

See function::jiffies(3stap)
for details.

HZ

Kernel HZ

See function::HZ(3stap)
for details.

See Also

function::get_cycles(3stap), function::jiffies(3stap), function::HZ(3stap), stap(1), stapprobes(3stap)

Info

March 2016 SystemTap Tapset Reference