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Old 05-11-2007, 09:45 AM   #1
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Header files and page descriptors

Is there a way I can find out the size of page descriptors in my kernel?
I am using

Or is it a standard size? and if it is, what size is that?

Also, another thing,

I want to find the offset of a member of a structure within the kernel header file sched.h. (/usr/include/linux)
(i.e. I want to found out how many bytes the element 'tasks' is from the start of the task_struct which is declared in sched.h)

Is there a way I can do that?

Old 05-12-2007, 11:46 AM   #2
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Originally Posted by fallen3019
Is there a way I can find out the size of page descriptors in my kernel?
By page descriptor (in linux) you probably mean the type stuct page. So the “size” of a page descriptor is “sizeof(struct page)”.


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