cpuinfo with nlist

cpuinfo with nlist

Post by bb.. » Wed, 09 Jun 1999 04:00:00



I am trying get cpu information using nlist().
The symbol for n_name I am using is "get_cpuinfo".
Is this a symbol incorrect?  Does Linux allow the user to user nlist?
Is there another way that I can get cpu information from the system.

        int kmem; /*open*/
        struct nlist nl[] =  {
                { "get_cpuinfo",0,0,0,0,0 },
                { NULL,0,0,0,0,0 }
        };

        if( (kmem=open("/dev/kmem", O_RDONLY) ) < 0 ) {
          fprintf(stderr,"error opening /dev/kmem");
          exit(1);
        }

        if((nlist("/boot/vmlinux-2.2.5-15",nl)<0) ||
           (nl[0].n_type == 0)) {
                fprintf(stderr,"/boot/vmlinux-2.2.5-15: no namelist\n");
                exit(1);
        }

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