function::kernel_char.3stap man page

function::kernel_char — Retrieves a char value stored in kernel memory

Synopsis

kernel_char:long(addr:long)

Arguments

addr

The kernel address to retrieve the char from

Description

Returns the char value from a given kernel memory address. Reports an error when reading from the given address fails.

See Also0

tapset::conversions(3stap)

Info

March 2016 SystemTap Tapset Reference String and data retrieving fun