Installing and using Strace Print

  • 2

Strace is a Linux command that allows you to follow what a process on your server is doing. Let's say process 351711 has been running for an extended period, and you're wondering if it's doing anything, or it's hung/stuck - strace is perfect for such situations! First of all, we need to install it.

CentOS: 
yum install strace

Debian and Ubuntu:
apt-get install strace

Once it's installed, it's as simple as running strace -p PID (where PID is the process ID).

If there's no process running, you'll see something like this:

# strace -p 351711
strace: attach: ptrace(PTRACE_ATTACH, ...): No such process


Was this answer helpful?

« Back

We're trusted by amazing customers in 136 countries - come & join us!
OR.S May 10, 2024
Excellent host

Excellent host. Prompt replies in good, clear English, easy migration from HG, good speed, all necessary info provided on sign up (ftp, logins etc) error free. Highly recommended.

Christopher James May 1, 2024
I'm very pleased

Affordability, reliability and great customer service. I hos ted my website here. George built something that will potentially be big.

Paola Meyer April 13, 2024
Customer Attention is 5 Stars

Customer Attention. Staff of Ethernet Servers is superb, fast and answers tickets in a pretty speedy manner.

stxsh February 17, 2024
Excellent Provider with Exceptional Support

Been with them for a week and the transition from old hostin g to ethernetserver has been nothing but a joyful experience. Setting up new vps, networking is like a breeze. All set up by george and nothing to worry about really.


Ethernet Servers Ltd
124 City Road
London
EC1V 2NX
United Kingdom


Registered Limited Company: #09114946

Telephone:
+44 330 043 1258

Email:
sales@ethernetservers.com

Copyright © 2014 - 2024 - Ethernet Servers Ltd - All Rights Reserved.

Proudly serving customers in 136 countries since September 2013!