System.map purpose?

cll muzh muzh at ihug.co.nz
Sat Nov 2 20:30:11 PST 2002


> >
> > 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

Thank God for that!
Aeons ago, I noticed that Suse had a 'System.map-<uname-r>' in /boot and no 
System.map, so I just used the same system in my LFS systems, with nary a 
complaint about System.map not being the right version!

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