Gem sucking whole CPU for no visible reason... intermitently WAS Re: [GEM-dev] Re: [PD-dev] oprofile - streamlining Pd/gem patch

B. Bogart ben at
Tue May 16 19:28:55 CEST 2006

Hi Chris,

I'm downloading "codeanalyst" TMTMTMTM now.

also googling on why oprofile may not be seeing my gem symbols.. (oprofile
is also mentioned on the AMD site)

blechmann, help!


On Tue, May 16, 2006 12:30 pm, chris clepper said:
> On 5/16/06, B. Bogart <ben at> wrote:
>> Hey all,
>> we'll I've narrowed down the issue to lots of pix_buffer writing, but I
>> can't be sure without getting the profiling to work. No matter what I do
>> oprofile just shows me pd symbols, not the gem ones.
> Did you try the AMD profiler?  It is pretty easy to use and profiles all
> running processes on the machine.  It will even read the source code and
> point out which lines of code took time in the sample.  The GUI isn't
> Apple
> level of slick but it will show useful info.
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