System.map and ps or top.

Gerard Beekmans gerard at linuxfromscratch.org
Thu Jul 6 11:22:59 PDT 2000



> Does anybody know how to fix this problem?  I am always getting this message
> when I use ps or top.  The message only appears when I am logged in as root.
> 
> "/boot/System.map not parseable as a System.map".
> 
> The map matches my kernel and it was compiled and installed using my current
> version of lilo (21.4.2).

When you're compiling a new kernel, a new /usr/src/linux/System.map is
created. Perhaps remove /usr/src/linux/System.map, recompile the kernel
and afterwards copy /usr/src/linux/System.map to /boot and that might
solve it.

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