Subject: Re: kdump dependency on kernel, ktrace id portability
To: Emmanuel Dreyfus <>
From: David Laight <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 01/11/2004 11:41:40
On Sun, Jan 11, 2004 at 12:07:54PM +0100, Emmanuel Dreyfus wrote:
> > It's not every time you build a new kernel, just every time you build
> > a new kernel with new syscalls and discover subsequently that kdump
> > isn't displaying all the syscalls. *then* you can go rebuild kdump to
> > see the things you're missing. How often does that happen?
> When working on emulation layers, several times a day.

But then you know what the syscall numbers are - presumably kdump
displays the numbers if it doesn't know the name.

It isn't as though you have to build all of userland, just run nbmake
in src/*bin/kdump and run it from the 'obj' directory.


David Laight: