Re: Meaning of a kernel oops?

Kai Schulte (
Wed, 24 Sep 1997 02:08:27 +0200 (MESZ)

On Tue, 23 Sep 1997, Anne wrote:

> Linus Torvalds ( wrote:
> >>>>EIP: c011ccfd <vmalloc_area_pages+1f9/23c>
> >>Trace: c1044000
> >>Trace: c0101c10 <swapper_pg_dir+c10/1000>
> >>Trace: c011ce83 <vmalloc+3f/5c>
> >>Trace: c1043000
> >>Trace: c1006262
> >>Trace: c012a8be <sys_ioctl+14e/164>
> >>Trace: c010924a <system_call+3a/40>
> >
> >You seem to be using modules, and the stack trace isn't really readable.
> >Can you recompile your kernel with the necessary modules as non-modules
> >and try again?

Wouldn't it be easier to just get load maps of the modules by inserting
them with "insmod -m" to obtain the missing labels? Or doesn't this
work under all circumstances?