function::kernel_string_n.3stap man page

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.

See Also0

tapset::conversions(3stap)

Info

March 2016 SystemTap Tapset Reference String and data retrieving fun