systemtap on FC6?

Rahul Sundaram sundaram at fedoraproject.org
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:
>>>
>>> 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.

Should work, yeah. If not, try the mailing list at 
http://sources.redhat.com/ml/systemtap/. Note that the technology is 
under rapid development so you might hit some rough spots.

Rahul




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