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SubjectRe: 2.5.63 accesses below %esp (was: Re: ntfs OOPS (2.5.63))
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> At 3:24pm -0800 3/13/03, Linus Torvalds wrote:
>>On Thu, 13 Mar 2003, Horst von Brand wrote:
>>>
>>> No need. Just dump some bytes before EIP raw, plus raw bytes + decoded
>>> after EIP. Could be of some help.
>>
>>Alpha does this. Of course, there you don't have any of the partial
>> instruction issues.
>
> If you've got a symbol some reasonable distance before EIP, you could
> decode from there. I wrote a little code that does that (using
> kallsyms) very crudely in the stack trace in order to give the reader a
> hint about stack frames. Go to the prior symbol, which is usually an entry
> point, and find the %esp arithmetic. Works pretty well for figuring out the
> real call chain.

as long as it's not a data symbol...
can you determine that?

~Randy



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