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The Kernel Newbie Corner: Kernel Debugging with proc "Sequence" Files--Part 2

Aug 26, 2009, 20:32 (0 Talkback[s])
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"And given the amount of material left to cover, we'll spend this week finishing off the issues related to the simpler, non-sequence proc files, and leave the complicated topic of sequenced writes for a final Part 3 next week, so this will be a relatively short column.

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As a refresher, let's consider a simple loadable module that represents a solution to last week's exercise and creates the proc file /proc/hz that, when read, displays the kernel tick rate (a value that shouldn't change no matter how many times you display it):"

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