function::set_kernel_pointer.3stap man page

function::set_kernel_pointer — Writes a pointer value to kernel memory.

Synopsis

set_kernel_pointer(addr:long,val:long)

Arguments

addr

The kernel address to write the pointer to

val

The pointer which is to be written

Description

Writes the pointer value to a given kernel memory address. Reports an error when writing to the given address fails. Requires the use of guru mode (-g).

See Also0

tapset::conversions-guru(3stap)

Info

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