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SubjectRe: [perf] Finding uninstalled modules Was Re: mailing list for trace users
On 09/22/2009 11:17 PM, Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo wrote:
>
>> $ perf annotate -v -v -k ~avi/kvm/linux-2.6/vmlinux -m vmx_vcpu_run |
>>
> Here is the problem, he is passing a vmlinux, that way we don't parse
> /proc/kallsyms, so no module symbols, he uses -m to load the modules
> symbols but mod_dso__load_module_paths only looks at /lib/modules/, i.e.
> installed modules.
>
> I guess Avi hasn't installed modules, right? So the right fix for this
> case is to figure out where modules are from the path given to -k, i.e.
> we first use ~avi/kvm/linux-2.6/ as the modules path prefix and then
> fallback to /lib/modules if we can't find modules there, right?
>

Modules were installed (I always load them with modprobe). It's
possible that the installed modules were a later version than the loaded
modules, but Mike's reply leads me to believe there was a real bug there.

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