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SubjectRe: What is for?
> The is your kernel's symbol table, and it's needed to load
> modules that use symbols that are internal to the kernel (e.g. most
> modules, if not all). If you aren't using modules, I don't think it's used
> unless you are doing debugging, or stack traces and such. Might want to
> keep it around tho.

Modules use an abbreviated COMPILED-IN table of symbols.
They do not rely on

AFAIK, this internal table is visible in /proc/ksyms

Andrew E. Mileski
Linux Plug-and-Play Kernel Project
XFree86 Matrox Team

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