FUNCTION::KERNEL_STR(3stString and data retrieving FUNCTION::KERNEL_STR(3stap)

NAME function::kernel_string - Retrieves string from kernel memory.

SYNOPSIS kernel_string:string(addr:long)

ARGUMENTS addr The kernel address to retrieve the string from.

DESCRIPTION Returns the null terminated C string from a given kernel memory address. Reports an error on string copy fault.

SystemTap Tapset Reference June 2010 FUNCTION::KERNEL_STR(3stap)