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RE: [Xen-users] Grub2 xen priority order

Hey Ian,

I believe the symbols are used for debugging, and helping trace crashes.

I could be wrong, but I believe it is fair to say its like the system.map[1]
file equivalent for the Xen Hypervisor.

[1] - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/System.map


>On Fri, 1 Apr 2011 23:07:32 +0100 <itobin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hi, If I recall most versions I have installed put a syms file in /boot I know
> the deb packages don’t but I rarely use debs for xen, mainly because I can
> only upgrade when someone writes a new deb which is rare and upgrading
> from source over debs has always caused more problems than its worth. If
> the syms file can be deleted then that’s fine but what is its purpose? 
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