systemtap on FC6?

Rahul Sundaram sundaram at
Mon Nov 20 14:06:03 UTC 2006

Robert P. J. Day wrote:
> 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:
>>> 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.

Should work, yeah. If not, try the mailing list at Note that the technology is 
under rapid development so you might hit some rough spots.


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