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Old 01-20-2005, 01:53 AM   #1
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What is difference between System.map and /proc/ksyms ?


Hello all,
I want to know what consists of System.map and /proc/ksyms in 2.4 series kernel?
where can i get Detailed material on this? Also why netif_receive_skb has 3 entries in System.map?
c01fa570 T netif_receive_skb
c028553c R __kstrtab_netif_receive_skb
c028ab38 R __ksymtab_netif_receive_skb

Also when i compile 2.6.10 kernel i found new file Module.symvers. whats that? In System.map of 2.6.10 i found same 3 en
tires but with 3rd entry having different name as follows.
c03543c0 T netif_receive_skb
c0448e50 r __kstrtab_netif_receive_skb
c043d7a0 r __kcrctab_netif_receive_skb

Also where can i get source file name changes from 2.4 to 2.6 series kernel.
regards,
cranium
 
Old 01-20-2005, 03:00 AM   #2
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in the kernel source directory......( /usr/src/linux<version>
is a folder called........documentation
this folder is 5+ megs of texts......read thru and see if the info
you seek is there!!
 
  


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