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perf-report - Read (created by perf record) and display the profile  


perf report [-i <file> | --input=file]


This command displays the performance counter profile information recorded via perf record.  


-i, --input=

Input file name. (default: unless stdin is a fifo)

-v, --verbose

Be more verbose. (show symbol address, etc)

-d, --dsos=

Only consider symbols in these dsos. CSV that understands m[blue]file://filenamem[] entries.

-n, --show-nr-samples

Show the number of samples for each symbol


Show sample percentage for different cpu modes.

-T, --threads

Show per-thread event counters

-c, --comms=

Only consider symbols in these comms. CSV that understands m[blue]file://filenamem[] entries.

-S, --symbols=

Only consider these symbols. CSV that understands m[blue]file://filenamem[] entries.

-U, --hide-unresolved

Only display entries resolved to a symbol.

-s, --sort=

Sort by key(s): pid, comm, dso, symbol, parent.

-p, --parent=<regex>

regex filter to identify parent, see: --sort parent

-x, --exclude-other

Only display entries with parent-match.

-w, --column-widths=<width[,width...]>

Force each column width to the provided list, for large terminal readability.

-t, --field-separator=

Use a special separator character and doncqt pad with spaces, replacing all occurrences of this separator in symbol names (and other output) with a . character, that thus itcqs the only non valid separator.

-D, --dump-raw-trace

Dump raw trace in ASCII.

-g [type,min[,limit],order], --call-graph

Display call chains using type, min percent threshold, optional print limit and order. type can be either:

* flat: single column, linear exposure of call chains.

* graph: use a graph tree, displaying absolute overhead rates.

* fractal: like graph, but displays relative rates. Each branch of the tree is considered as a new profiled object.

order can be either:
- callee: callee based call graph.
- caller: inverted caller based call graph.

Default: fractal,0.5,callee.

-G, --inverted

alias for inverted caller based call graph.


Pretty printing style. key: normal, raw


Use the stdio interface.


Use the TUI interface, that is integrated with annotate and allows zooming into DSOs or threads, among other features. Use of --tui requires a tty, if one is not present, as when piping to other commands, the stdio interface is used.

-k, --vmlinux=<file>

vmlinux pathname


kallsyms pathname

-m, --modules

Load module symbols. WARNING: This should only be used with -k and a LIVE kernel.

-f, --force

Doncqt complain, do it.


Look for files with symbols relative to this directory.

-C, --cpu

Only report samples for the list of CPUs provided. Multiple CPUs can be provided as a comma-separated list with no space: 0,1. Ranges of CPUs are specified with -: 0-2. Default is to report samples on all CPUs.

-M, --disassembler-style=

Set disassembler style for objdump.


Interleave source code with assembly code. Enabled by default, disable with --no-source.


Show raw instruction encoding of assembly instructions.


Show a column with the sum of periods.

-I, --show-info

Display extended information about the file. This adds information which may be very large and thus may clutter the display. It currently includes: cpu and numa topology of the host system.


perf-stat(1), perf-annotate(1)




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