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Observing I/O Behavior with the DTraceToolkit

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Monitoring I/O under Solaris 10...
The DTrace framework works by integrating several providers into the Solaris kernel. Each provider contains a set of probes, which are locations in the kernel where actions (e.g., capture a stack trace, record an argument to a function, etc.) can be applied when the probe is triggered. Probes are enabled programmatically through libdtrace or through the dtrace(1m) command-line utility, which is preferred.
 read more | score:6481 | -Ray, October 28, 2005
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