In SPDK’s 21.01 release
spdk_top received a few improvements that we’re excited to share.
First, the menu at the bottom has been extended with several new options:
The pollers tab also has a new column showing whether each poller is considered idle or busy.
spdk_top allows rows to be highlighted using the arrow keys. Pressing
Enter will pop-up additional details about the selection.
Here’s what it looks to highlight and select a row in the threads tab:
And here’s what it looks like on the pollers tab:
Finally, the cores tab:
The pop-up on the cores tab is unique because it has its own nested selection and highlighting. This is convenient to quickly select a thread for statistics without switching over to the threads tab. When selecting a thread from this pop-up menu and pressing
Enter, the same pop-up from the threads tab will be displayed.
There are now two viewing modes in
- Data collected since the start of the application
- Data collected since the last refresh
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