Subject: Re: Symbol lookups.
To: None <>
From: Bill Studenmund <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 05/07/2003 17:13:32
On Wed, 7 May 2003 wrote:

> This shows that it is quite a gain in speed on some archs :-)
> As a result of this, I think there may be a reason to remove the
> kvm database alltogether, especially because it would need a bunch
> of extra massage anyway to update it if modules are loaded/unloaded;
> and fall back to the old "nlist" way of retreiving kernel symbols
> if /dev/ksyms is not in the kernel?

Just to be clear, the nlist method would work with core files?

Take care,