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SubjectRe: How to compile on one machine and install on another?
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On Tue, 19 Jun 2001 22:23:47 -0400, 
John Weber <weber@nyc.rr.com> wrote:
>On a related note... is System.map also necessary? Anyone care to explain
>what System.map does? I have noticed that my kernel works with or
>without that file, but just figured it was a good question to ask in

Used by assorted user space utilities, ps, ksymoops, klogd and others.
It is not needed for booting, so its presence in /boot is a mistake.

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