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Mapping address to line - Linux

Posted 08-31-2011 at 01:20 AM by hi2arun
Tags debug, kernel, panic

Well.. when you write your own kernel module, in the devel stage, chances for bringin down the kernel (panic.. ah sick) are huge.
Oops (pet name for kernel panic) mostly spits lots of martian traces that include stack addresses, registers and its value, EIP, etc.

To know the culprit line that caused panic, decode the address to line as follows:
EIP wud luk like...
EIP: [] ip_check+0x45a/0x21a [ip_tables] SS:ESP 0049:c098281a
Look at the selection...
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ARM versatile kernels for QEMU [last update 2010-11-05]

Posted 11-04-2010 at 10:54 PM by Web31337 (In The Middle Of Nowhere [edK's blog])
Updated 11-04-2010 at 11:06 PM by Web31337
Tags arm, kernel, qemu

WARNING: before downloading any of these binary kernels you should know that there is NO WARRANTY, you are using them AT YOUR OWN RISK!!!
If you are paranoid: yes, I am untrusted source of binary packages, these kernels should only be used for testing purposes, you are adviced not to enable networking for qemu at all.

It is better that you fetch the config and build it yourself using cross-toolkit in your distro.

These binary kernels were tested in Gentoo Linux x86_64...
Posted in opensource
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Help prevent kernel and software cracking: reminder

Posted 01-13-2010 at 08:01 AM by Web31337 (In The Middle Of Nowhere [edK's blog])

I've made this post as a reminder, to link to it from forum.
Probably, if you were linked here, you had troubles when someone gained root at your system.

The problem I'm writing this post about is kernel/software cracking.
Many people had troubles with crackers who gained root at their servers or desktops. Some of users had all permissions and privileges set up correctly but still got kernel BOF'ed and rooted.
For instance, let us take most exploitable vulnerability,...
Posted in security
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Rating: 2 votes, 5.00 average.

Patch and Compile Kernel with Custom Boot Logo

Posted 12-18-2009 at 05:54 AM by ~sHyLoCk~
Updated 12-21-2009 at 12:08 PM by ~sHyLoCk~

Originally Posted in my BLOG.

Unlike every other distro, Slackware doesn't brand anything. Everything is vanilla. So when you boot, you see the original linux penguin logo at the top of your screen.

Download the latest kernel source from I'll be using here kernel 2.6.32 source and patch. So you understand that you don't need to download the whole kernel source every-time a...
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Posted in Slackware
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[example] Compiling 2.6.32 kernel in Slackware 64

Posted 12-09-2009 at 12:31 AM by ~sHyLoCk~
Updated 12-09-2009 at 01:42 AM by ~sHyLoCk~

Originally Posted in my BLOG

Please Note: You should atleast read Alien_Bob's [Eric Hameleers] Guide once if you are new to kernel compiling. I always refer this guide to people who just started kernel compiling since it's very well-written and explained in details. Here is the link.
This is my second kernel compile guide [actually more like a report of my experience]. A few...
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Posted in Slackware
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