Patent Number: 6,311,325

Title: Method and apparatus for profiling processes in a data processing system background of the invention

Abstract: A method and apparatus in a data processing system for profiling code for processes executing in a data processing system. Trace data is recorded in response to a selected interrupt, wherein the trace data includes an indication of which code is being interrupted. The trace data is processed to identify whether the interrupted code is interpreted code.

Inventors: Levine; Frank Eliot (Austin, TX), Berry; Robert Francis (Austin, TX), John, Jr; Chester Charles (Round Rock, TX), Hussain; Riaz Yousuf (Austin, TX)

Assignee: International Business Machines Corporation

International Classification: G06F 9/45 (20060101); G06F 009/45 ()

Expiration Date: 10/30/2018