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FUNCTION::SET_KERNEL(3stap) String and data writing functi FUNCTION::SET_KERNEL(3stap)

NAME

function::set_kernel_pointer - Writes a pointer value to kernel memory.

SYNOPSIS

    set_kernel_pointer(addr:long,val:long)

ARGUMENTS

addr
The kernel address to write the pointer to

val

The pointer which is to be written

DESCRIPTION

Writes the pointer value to a given kernel memory address. Reports an error when writing to the given address fails. Requires the use of guru mode (-g).

SEE ALSO0

tapset::conversions-guru(3stap)
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