Tag: System Utility

Get kernel function name from kernel address.

If you are using pmap or using strace and want to covert kernel address to function name then you can use the following technique.

 

First you need to install elfutils, if not installed.

dnf install elfutils

and after this you can use the following command

 

eu-addr2line -f -e /boot/vmlinuz-$(uname -r) <addr>
#Example
eu-addr2line -f -e /boot/vmlinuz-$(uname -r) 00007f36a8045000

tracer – trace outdated files on your system

Tracer finds outdated running applications in your system.

Home page : Tracer Home page.

 

To install :

sudo dnf install tracer

Once you have done that, after every dns update/upgrade you would see a list of process’s that need to be restarted. If you want to find manually, then just :

sudo tracer