Bug 451539 - The default vmlinux path is wrong
The default vmlinux path is wrong
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: oprofile (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: William Cohen
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2008-06-15 08:38 EDT by Jan Kratochvil
Modified: 2008-07-09 17:46 EDT (History)
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Fixed In Version: 0.9.3-18.fc9
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Last Closed: 2008-07-09 17:46:29 EDT
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Description Jan Kratochvil 2008-06-15 08:38:03 EDT
Description of problem:
While running oprof_start the button `Start' does not work out of the box.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
oprofile-0.9.3-17.fc9.x86_64
oprofile-gui-0.9.3-17.fc9.x86_64
kernel-2.6.25.6-55.fc9.x86_64
kernel-debuginfo-2.6.25.6-55.fc9.x86_64

How reproducible:
Always.

Steps to Reproduce:
1. rm -rf ~/.oprofile
2. oprof_start
3. Start

Actual results:
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The specified file /boot/vmlinux-2.6.25.6-55.fc9.x86_64 does not seem to be valid
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Expected results:
Started oprofile.

Additional info:
There should be a default path:
VMLINUX=/usr/lib/debug/lib/modules/2.6.25.6-55.fc9.x86_64/vmlinux
There do exist some people out there using the distro kernels.
Comment 1 Fedora Update System 2008-06-23 16:37:43 EDT
oprofile-0.9.3-18.fc9 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 9
Comment 2 William Cohen 2008-06-23 16:44:47 EDT
A minor tweak needed for one of the patches. This has been pushed through the
koji build system. oprofile-0.9.3-18.fc9 has the fix. An Bodhi errata has also
been file with this revised F-9 version.

A similar Koji build and Bodhi errata filed for the F-8 version.

Can see the information on this at:
https://admin.fedoraproject.org/updates/search/oprofile
Comment 3 Fedora Update System 2008-06-24 22:51:17 EDT
oprofile-0.9.3-18.fc9 has been pushed to the Fedora 9 testing repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
 If you want to test the update, you can install it with 
 su -c 'yum --enablerepo=updates-testing update oprofile'.  You can provide feedback for this update here: http://admin.fedoraproject.org/updates/F9/FEDORA-2008-5651
Comment 4 Fedora Update System 2008-07-09 17:46:25 EDT
oprofile-0.9.3-18.fc9 has been pushed to the Fedora 9 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

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