how to get kernel functions calling stack/invokation ordert

Daniel Baluta daniel.baluta at
Fri Apr 1 06:03:12 EDT 2011

> Is there a way to find, in the kernel src tree, which routine/function is
> calling another function OR kernel function invocation stack order?
> This would be helpful for me to know the various steps/functionalities
> involved during executing something in kernel space.

At runtime you can use dumpstack() [1].
Otherwise, just for reading the code I suggest cscope [2].



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