I'm using linux perf_events and sometimes am having trouble with the
perf report (which is a terminal application) view freezing up. I'm interacting with a remote linux server which is running perf using a terminal window on OSX (with
$TERM set to
I say "sometimes am having trouble" because when I run a perf report on a short-running program, such as
ls it works just fine. But, when I run a longer-running parallel MPI program, when I run
perf report I see the initial screen but the terminal becomes unresponsive and I have to close the window. In both cases
perf record seems to work just fine; the problem shows up when I use
perf report. I see two white cursors or "white blocks" off to the right side of the screen when this happens, jumping up and down vertically.
I think there's some sort of terminal issue.
sshing to the remote server with the
-Y options, and am running XQuartz on OSX.
Can anyone help me get
perf report running remotely over ssh?