systemtap on FC6?

Robert P. J. Day rpjday at mindspring.com
Mon Nov 20 13:53:40 UTC 2006


On Mon, 20 Nov 2006, Rahul Sundaram wrote:

> Robert P. J. Day wrote:
> >   i want to play with systemtap on FC6, but the instructions
> > you find starting here:
> >
> > http://sourceware.org/systemtap/wiki/SystemTapOnFC6
> >
> > just don't look right.  they refer to needing the RPMs kernel-debuginfo
> > and kernel-debuginfo-common, which don't appear to exist for a stock
> > x86 system.
> >
> >   am i misreading this?  can someone clarify the actual steps involved?
> > thanks.
>
> You need to enable the appropriate debug repository in /etc/yum.repos.d.

ah, of course.  and i'm assuming that if i choose to build my own
kernel with kernel debugging enabled, i can do without those rpms.

rday




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