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

NAME function::kernel_string_n - Retrieves string of given length from kernel memory.

SYNOPSIS kernel_string_n:string(addr:long,n:long)

ARGUMENTS addr The kernel address to retrieve the string from.

n The maximum length of the string (if not null terminated).

DESCRIPTION Returns the C string of a maximum given length from a given kernel memory address. Reports an error on string copy fault.

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