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SubjectRe: 2.5.63 accesses below %esp (was: Re: ntfs OOPS (2.5.63))

On Wed, 12 Mar 2003, Szakacsits Szabolcs wrote:
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> The Code part of the Oops shows what's after EIP (i386). It's also
> important (if not more) what's before. I fail to see the difficulties
> to add this feature (or was it dropped?), ksymoops should handle it.

The difficulty is finidng the right instruction boundary. It's basically
impossible.

If you want to get the instructions before that point, just use

gdb vmlinux

and disassemble it by hand. Because the kernel _cannot_ do it reliably.

Linus

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