perf-test(1) — Linux manual page


PERF-TEST(1)                   perf Manual                  PERF-TEST(1)

NAME         top

       perf-test - Runs sanity tests.

SYNOPSIS         top

       perf test [<options>] [{list <test-name-fragment>|[<test-name-fragments>|<test-numbers>]}]

DESCRIPTION         top

       This command does assorted sanity tests, initially through linked
       routines but also will look for a directory with more tests in
       the form of scripts.

       To get a list of available tests use perf test list, specifying a
       test name fragment will show all tests that have it.

       To run just specific tests, inform test name fragments or the
       numbers obtained from perf test list.

OPTIONS         top

       -s, --skip
           Tests to skip (comma separated numeric list).

       -v, --verbose
           Be more verbose.

       -F, --dont-fork
           Do not fork child for each test, run all tests within single

           Specify a DSO for the "Symbols" test.

COLOPHON         top

       This page is part of the perf (Performance analysis tools for
       Linux (in Linux source tree)) project.  Information about the
       project can be found at 
       ⟨⟩.  If you have a
       bug report for this manual page, send it to  This page was obtained from the
       project's upstream Git repository
       on 2023-12-22.  (At that time, the date of the most recent commit
       that was found in the repository was 2023-12-21.)  If you
       discover any rendering problems in this HTML version of the page,
       or you believe there is a better or more up-to-date source for
       the page, or you have corrections or improvements to the
       information in this COLOPHON (which is not part of the original
       manual page), send a mail to

perf                           2023-01-22                   PERF-TEST(1)

Pages that refer to this page: perf(1)