ktrace/kdump question: intrepretting calls.
joe at FreeBSD.org
Thu Oct 23 14:10:31 PDT 2003
On Thu, Oct 23, 2003 at 05:33:09PM +0100, David Malone wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 23, 2003 at 04:40:41PM +0100, Josef Karthauser wrote:
> > I'm trying to work out what a particular application does by using
> > ktrace and kdump. At the relevant point in the kdump it says:
> > 1080 Application CALL #91(0x28d28000,0x4000)
> > 1080 Application RET #91 0
> > How do I go about working out what this call means? I guess that it's
> > to a library somewhere, but I'm not sure what. I'd like to ktrace that
> > too if possible.
> Is it a linux binary? The #91 means syscall 91 AFAIK, which isn't
> in use on -stable or -current. However Linux syscall #91 is munmap,
> which looks like a plausable candidate given the arguments. Try
> installing the linux_kdump port...
Thanks. I'll take a look.
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