System.map purpose?

Joerg W Mittag Joerg.Mittag at Web.De
Sat Nov 2 07:21:20 PST 2002


Richard Lightman wrote:
> The important bit is that klogd will look for the system map in
> these places, unless you tell it otherwise:
> 
> /boot/System.map
> /System.map
> /usr/src/linux/System.map
> 
> These are all really stupid places to put the system map. If you
> have more than one kernel, the file will only be correct for one.

If no System.map exists, then klogd will look for
System.map-`uname -r` instead. This is undocumented but real (-;

jwm
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