[summary]: Building Kernel

Randy McMurchy LFS-User at mcmurchy.com
Sat May 22 12:15:33 PDT 2004


On Sat, May 22, 2004 at 2:12 PM -0500, Kevin P. Fleming wrote:

> > ############# Log file snippet ################
> > May 20 10:07:37 (none) kernel: Inspecting /boot/System.map-2.6.4
> > May 20 10:07:38 (none) kernel: Loaded 21351 symbols from 
> > /boot/System.map-2.6.4.
> 
> This not the kernel's doing, it's klogd. klogd reads the symbols so that 
> it can interpret kernel oops messages and report the symbol 
> information.
> 
> 2.6 has "ksymoops", meaning the kernel can do this interpretation on its 
> own, unless you remove this feature (which is hidden under a special 
> menu). With 2.6, if you provide a System.map file to klogd, and an oops 
> occurs, the oops message will actually be put into your log twice, once 
> by the kernel and once by klogd.

Ahhhh.....

Good explanation. Thank you.

-- 
Randy




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