What is system Tap ?

SystemTap provides environment to get more information on almost any component within the kernel so that it may be further analysed. OR SystemTap is tool which provides facility to user to study and monitor the activities of the kernel in detail.

What we need to run system tap ?

- Need below group of packages to run system tap in system :

How to run SystemTap ?

SystemTap scripts are run through the command stap. stap can run SystemTap scripts from standard input or from file.

To run systemstap user need root privileges, not all users can run systemstap. To allow secondary users to run SystemTap without root access need to add them to one of these user groups : "stapdev" , "stapusr"

How SystemTap works ?

KernelNewbies: SystemTap (last edited 2021-01-13 19:22:37 by RandyDunlap)