Re: [PATCH] procps-1.2.7: oops and fix

Michael K. Johnson (
Thu, 21 May 1998 14:51:26 -0400

Kurt Garloff writes:
>> my kernel is highly modularized, so a lot of kernel functions are loaded as
>> modules. procps-1.2.7 will fail on an "ps axl" and segv in find_func ().
>> An easy patch would check for out of range kernel syms and return &0.
>> I did a little more work and added a function to look in /proc/ksyms for the
>> relevant address. [Patch appended]
>... and I forgot to really append it ...
>Here it comes.

Thanks, it will be in the next release of procps, as I count that as
fixing a bug rather than adding a feature.


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