question regarding a call stack from an oops message
nhorman at lvl7.com
Wed Apr 3 04:44:52 EST 2002
Cool! Thanks. I reran ksymoops, and as it turns out the Letext below turns
into do_page_fault, so that fits well. That will come in handy, and it answers
question number 2.
Thanks again. Any thoguhts on the first question :) ?
Frank Rowand wrote:
> Neil Horman wrote:
> > Hello all!
> > If anyone has a moment, I've got a question regarding the attached oops
> > message. On the platform we are debugging we get this occasional oops message
> > (attached). It doesn't start in any one point from the application code, but
> > the lower half of it (from sys_read down) is always identiacal. Specifically I'm
> > interested in the following snippet:
> > >Trace; c00202d4 <handle_mm_fault+6c/100>
> > >Trace; c0009e3c <Letext+190/3cc>
> > >Trace; c00029a8 <ret_from_except+0/34>
> > >Trace; c02e6e94 <END_OF_CODE+19a49c/???
> > >Trace; c002397c <do_generic_file_read+260/48c>
> > Questions:
> > 1) Can anyone think of any other theories that might cause this END_OF_CODE
> > stack frame behavior?
> > 2) Regarding the Letext stack frame: I see this often as well, and I'm a little
> > puzzled. Is its appearance to be expected. I expected to see after a
> > ret_from_except stack frame a link to one of the memory management handler
> > routines (do_page_fault, etc), but I don't. For my own education, what is that
> > Letext line?
> If you look in System.map you should see that each address for which an Letext
> entry also has another entry with a valid name.
> You can get better symbols in your stack trace if you do something like:
> mv System.map System.map.OLD
> grep -v Letext System.map.OLD >System.map
> Frank Rowand <frank_rowand at mvista.com>
> MontaVista Software, Inc
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