How to work Intel® VTune™ Amplifier XE on embedded Linux* system quickly?

What is the purpose that I write this blog? Most of embedded Linux* systems are customized to “tiny” OS. That means, you might fail to install Intel® VTune™ Amplifier because some utilities are missed but VTune installer requires them, this article to teach you to run VTun quickly in your embedded system:

Steps are:

1. Install VTune on Host machine, but command line only. Use “Customize installation->Change components to install->Unselect Graphical user interface->Start installation Now”

2. After installing the VTune on Host, copy whole VTune to the target. For example, “#scp -r vtune_amplifier_xe_2013 kentsfield-01:/opt/intel”

3. Check total size of VTune on the target, and set all environments

# du -sh vtune_amplifier_xe_2013/

600M    vtune_amplifier_xe_2013/

# source /opt/intel/vtune_amplifier_xe_2013/

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Intel(R) VTune(TM) Amplifier XE 2013 (build 305106)

4. Build and install vtune drivers

#cd /opt/intel/vtune_amplifier_xe_2013/sepdk/src



5. Try data collection at first time  

amplxe-cl -collect advanced-hotspots -duration 10

Note: you can use amplxe-cl command on the target device to collect data and display result, or copy result directory onto another machine which has installed VTune Amplifier XE GUI to analyze.

Para obter informações mais completas sobre otimizações do compilador, consulte nosso aviso de otimização.