Bug 465543 - kernel module is required to enable kernel markers
kernel module is required to enable kernel markers
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
All Linux
medium Severity medium
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Assigned To: Jason Baron
Red Hat Kernel QE team
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Reported: 2008-10-03 15:56 EDT by Jason Baron
Modified: 2013-03-06 01:01 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2009-09-02 04:47:08 EDT
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Description Jason Baron 2008-10-03 15:56:51 EDT
Description of problem:

A module is required to be loaded to enable tracepoints in the rhel5.3 kernel. It would be nice if this was not necessary

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

load kernel-trace.ko module

Steps to Reproduce:
1. /sbin/modprobe kernel-trace
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Expected results:

Additional info:

We could avoid loading the module by backporting the following patch:

Comment 2 Jason Baron 2009-03-27 11:10:40 EDT
posted on March 26, 2009
Comment 3 RHEL Product and Program Management 2009-04-07 16:29:02 EDT
This request was evaluated by Red Hat Product Management for inclusion in a Red
Hat Enterprise Linux maintenance release.  Product Management has requested
further review of this request by Red Hat Engineering, for potential
inclusion in a Red Hat Enterprise Linux Update release for currently deployed
products.  This request is not yet committed for inclusion in an Update
Comment 4 Don Zickus 2009-04-20 13:11:00 EDT
in kernel-2.6.18-140.el5
You can download this test kernel from http://people.redhat.com/dzickus/el5

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Comment 7 errata-xmlrpc 2009-09-02 04:47:08 EDT
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on therefore solution and/or where to find the updated files,
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if the solution does not work for you.


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