[LAD] itop

Dan danmbox at gmail.com
Mon May 27 02:13:39 UTC 2013

I suppose we (devs, not just Linux and just audio) need some kind of
"intented project name" database :)

On 5/26/13, Diego Veralli <diegoov at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hey elboulangero,
> You might want to change the name, there are already 2 itops that I know
> of, that monitor interrupts:
> * http://packages.debian.org/wheezy/itop
> * http://et.redhat.com/~jmh/tools/xen/itop (this is just a small perl
> script, but still...)
> Yours provides much more information (works fine on my machine BTW), so
> it's a useful addition, but if you just call it itop it's going to be a bit
> confusing..
> Cheers
> Diego
> On Fri, May 10, 2013 at 12:15 AM, elboulangero
> <elboulangero at gmail.com>wrote:
>> Hello everyone,
>> lately I had to fight big XRUN troubles, and thanks to this forum I
>> finally solved that. This excellent thread saved me:
>> http://linuxaudio.org/**mailarchive/lau/2012/9/5/**192706<http://linuxaudio.org/mailarchive/lau/2012/9/5/192706>
>> On my long quest, I tried to see a little bit more what happened with the
>> IRQs on my system. I searched for a kind of 'top' utility to monitor the
>> interrupts, but the only apps I found were either deprecated, or missed
>> some cool features.
>> So, I ended up writing my own tool to monitor the file /proc/interrupts.
>> It's available a this address:
>> https://gitorious.org/**elboulangero/itop<https://gitorious.org/elboulangero/itop>
>> As its name indicates, it behaves pretty much like top, but for
>> interrupts.
>> It's quite a simple thing, that I tried to enhance a bit with some cool
>> features:
>>  + refresh period can be specified.
>>  + two display modes: display interrupts for every CPU, or only a sum of
>> all CPU.
>>  + display every interrupt (sorted like /proc/interrupts), or only active
>> interrupts (sorted by activity).
>>  + in case the number of interrupts changes during the execution of itop
>> (due to a rmmod/modprobe), it's handled without any fuss.
>>  + command-line options are also available as hotkeys for convenience.
>>  + at last, the program display a summary on exit. The idea is that this
>> summary could be copied/pasted in emails to help debugging.
>> If anyone is interested, feel free to try and comment !
>> Cheers
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