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SubjectRe: oops tracing
On Tue, 20 Oct 1998 18:44:45 +0100, David Woodhouse wrote:
>
> guest@manjak.knm.org.pl said:
>> I've got on simple question. What the underlined value means:
>> kernel: EIP: 0010:[oops:_oops+16/3868]
>> ^^^^^^^
>> I mean those two numbers ? Are they some sort of offsets or something
>> ?
>
> It shows how far through the routine the oops happened.
>
> In this case, the size of the "_oops" routine appears to be 0x3868 bytes, and
> the oops occurred 0x16 bytes into the routine.

Small correction: those numbers, as produced by klogd, are decimal, not hex.
It's too bad that we have this inconsistency, klogd should probably be modified
to print hex numbers. I know it made we waste quite a bit of time trying to
match them with objdump's hex addresses (of System.map) until I realized they
were decimal.

Ion

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