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Kernel oops and error message decoder

The Linux kernel produces error messages that contain machine specific numbers which are meaningless for debugging. 'ksymoops' reads machine specific files and the error log and does its best to converts the code to instructions and map addresses to kernel symbols.


User man page included

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Janet Casey

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2 May 2001

Leaders and contributors

Keith Owens Maintainer

Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
Bug Tracking,Developer,SupportE-mailmailto:ksymoops@ocs.com.au
Debian (Ref)https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/ksymoops

Software prerequisites

Required to buildbinutils or later

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 21 February 2018.


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