Re: general protection in 2.0.30

Paul H. Hargrove (hargrove@sccm.Stanford.EDU)
Wed, 23 Apr 1997 01:15:08 -0700 (PDT)

Dan Hollis writes:
> Yes, but isn't there *any* way to get debugging info from modules? :-/

The '-m' option to insmod will produce a loadmap. This information
can be used to decode EIP and call trace info from a kernel "Oops" or
GPF in the case where the error was in a module.

It would be nice if ksymoops could be extended to take one or more of
these loadmaps as additional command line arguments. If any c++
programmers out there are looking for a way to contribute without
learning the ins and outs of the kernel this might be a nice thing to

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