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Re: A standard location to find 'vmlinux' to use for oprofile

On Sun, 2006-01-15 at 02:47 -0600, Manoj Srivastava wrote:
> On Sun, 15 Jan 2006 00:39:55 +0900, Junichi Uekawa <dancer@netfort.gr.jp> said: 
> > The remaining problem is that we don't really have a standard
> > location for 'vmlinux'.
>         How about /boot/vmlinux-$version ?

This feels like the right answer to me.  It's consistent with
the naming and using of the rest of the kernel's bits and pieces
(/boot/config-$version and so on).

> > It would be nice if it's possible to obtain the location information
> > somewhere, in a distribution-agnostic manner.
>         Since everyone dumps kernel iamges to /boot, it could also
>  serve as a location for the debugging version.
>         manoj
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