What is /boot/kernel/*.symbols?
dan.naumov at gmail.com
Tue Jul 7 16:29:26 UTC 2009
On Tue, Jul 7, 2009 at 7:09 PM, Rick C.
Petty<rick-freebsd2008 at kiwi-computer.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 07, 2009 at 11:24:51AM +0200, Ruben de Groot wrote:
>> On Mon, Jul 06, 2009 at 04:20:45PM -0500, Rick C. Petty typed:
>> > On Mon, Jul 06, 2009 at 11:39:04AM +0200, Ruben de Groot wrote:
>> > > On Mon, Jul 06, 2009 at 10:46:50AM +0200, Dimitry Andric typed:
>> > > >
>> > > > Right, so it's a lot bigger on amd64. I guess those 64-bit pointers
>> > > > aren't entirely free. :)
>> > >
>> > > I'm not sure where the size difference comes from. I have some sparc64
>> > > systems running -current with symbols and the size of /boot/kernel is
>> > > more comparable to i386, even with the 8-byte pointer size:
>> > Um, probably there are a lot of devices on amd64 that aren't available for
>> > sparc64?
>> Yes, That's probably it.
> It was just a theory; I don't have sparc64. What's your output of
> "ls -1 /boot/kernel | wc"?
> -- Rick C. Petty
atom# uname -a
FreeBSD atom.localdomain 7.2-RELEASE-p2 FreeBSD 7.2-RELEASE-p2 #0: Wed
Jun 24 00:14:35 UTC 2009
root at amd64-builder.daemonology.net:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/GENERIC amd64
atom# ls -1 /boot/kernel | wc
1011 1011 15243
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