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

NAME function::kernel_string2 - Retrieves string from kernel memory with alternative error string

SYNOPSIS kernel_string2:string(addr:long,err_msg:string)

ARGUMENTS addr The kernel address to retrieve the string from

err_msg The error message to return when data isn t available

DESCRIPTION This function returns the null terminated C string from a given kernel memory address. Reports the given error message on string copy fault.

SystemTap Tapset Reference October 2012 FUNCTION::KERNEL_STR(3stap)