> > Just kinda curious...how important is it to place the new System.map file (created when you compiled a new kernel) in the /boot directory? I have compiled a number of kernels and, after looking at this discussion, I checked my /boot directory to see if I had moved my System.map file after the last compile. I have not.
> > I have noticed no ill effects.
> > What potential problems am I opening myself up to here?
> AFAIK the System.map just provides symbols for debugging kernel problems.
procps uses it to tell you the wait-channels as the names of functions
instead just plain numbers ...