no symbol tabel in upgrade kernel

Greg KH greg at kroah.com
Mon Apr 13 16:25:57 UTC 2009


On Sun, Apr 12, 2009 at 02:03:00PM -0700, hong zhang wrote:
> 
> List,
> 
> When oops comes up, I can trace offending code line using
> 
> 1. gdb *.ko
> 2. list *offending_address
> 
> 
> to get an offending code line in commercial distribution.
> But if I download newer kernel and do
> 
> 1.make
> 2.make modules_install
> 3. make install
> 
> There is no symbol table compalin when I do "list *offending_address".
> 
> I could not figure out why.

Did you enable the debugging symbols in your kernel build that you built
yourself?  If not, that's probably why :)

thanks,

greg k-h



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