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Bug 451539 - The default vmlinux path is wrong
Summary: The default vmlinux path is wrong
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: oprofile
Version: 9
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: William Cohen
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2008-06-15 12:38 UTC by Jan Kratochvil
Modified: 2008-07-09 21:46 UTC (History)
0 users

Fixed In Version: 0.9.3-18.fc9
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2008-07-09 21:46:29 UTC

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Description Jan Kratochvil 2008-06-15 12:38:03 UTC
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):

How reproducible:

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

Actual results:
The specified file /boot/vmlinux- does not seem to be valid

Expected results:
Started oprofile.

Additional info:
There should be a default path:
There do exist some people out there using the distro kernels.

Comment 1 Fedora Update System 2008-06-23 20:37:43 UTC
oprofile-0.9.3-18.fc9 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 9

Comment 2 William Cohen 2008-06-23 20:44:47 UTC
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:

Comment 3 Fedora Update System 2008-06-25 02:51:17 UTC
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:

Comment 4 Fedora Update System 2008-07-09 21:46:25 UTC
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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