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Re: [Xen-devel] Reading xen-syms

To: Ashwini Bhat <apbhat@xxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] Reading xen-syms
From: Tim Deegan <Tim.Deegan@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 21 Jun 2011 10:06:27 +0100
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At 16:08 -0700 on 20 Jun (1308586099), Ashwini Bhat wrote:
> If I am not wrong, xen-syms holds the symbols for the hypervisor?
> Isnt it loaded in memory ? If yes, how can i get hold of it  ? If not from
> where can I read symbol addresses?
> If so, how can I read the values in xen-syms from the hypervisor.

xen-syms isn't loaded at all; it's just provided so you can use tools
like gdb on it.  Inside the hypervisor, you can look up the symbols with
the symbols_lookup() function.


Tim Deegan <Tim.Deegan@xxxxxxxxxx>
Principal Software Engineer, Xen Platform Team
Citrix Systems UK Ltd.  (Company #02937203, SL9 0BG)

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