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Re: looking for help interpreting softlockup/stack trace

To: Ralf Baechle <ralf@linux-mips.org>
Subject: Re: looking for help interpreting softlockup/stack trace
From: "Chris Friesen" <cfriesen@nortel.com>
Date: Wed, 06 Aug 2008 12:35:58 -0600
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Ralf Baechle wrote:

$LBB378 is an internal symbol.  The value of RA may not be very informative
if it was overwritten by a random subroutine call.

What determines which function names get compiled into the object file, and which ones get these numerical symbols?

You may also try lockdep; it gives much more detailed information though
it's more heavyweight.

I would love to be able to use lockdep...however I'm stuck on an old kernel.

Chris

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