1.4 Preparing to Install and Configure DTrace


The DTrace package (dtrace-utils) is available from ULN. To ensure best results, your system must be registered with ULN and should be installed with or updated to the latest Oracle Linux release.

To install and configure DTrace, perform the following steps:

  1. If your system is not already running the latest UEK version:

    1. Update your system to the latest UEK release:

      # yum update

    2. Reboot the system and select the latest UEK version that is available in the boot menu. Typically, this is the default kernel.

  2. Install the DTrace utilities package:

    # yum install dtrace-utils