Certain commands, like klog, ps, and lsof, use the System.map
file to get the name of kernel symbols. make-kpkg ensure that a
System.map file is placed where things can find it.
>>"Chris" == Chris <email@example.com> writes:
Chris> I was wondering if somebody could give me an idea of what the
Chris> System.map file is for? I've allways compiled my own kernels,
Chris> and never had to worry about this file (never had any
Chris> problems). However I tried to use the command lsof, and it
Chris> complains that it can't find a System.map file to match my
Chris> currently booted kernel.
Chris> What does this mean - and how can it be rectified? I've looked through
Chris> the docs and it doesn't appear to be mentioned.
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