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Re: [Xen-devel] GDBDSX support for new linux boot loading sequence?

On Tue, 18 Jun 2013 21:38:42 +0000
"Zulauf, John" <john.zulauf@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> I recently tried to use gdbsx to debug a linux kernel running as an
> HVM.  Even with the correct vmlinux, gdb was unable to correctly map
> the symbol information to the correct memory locations.  Upon some
> investigation it appears that the new Linux loader sequence is
> loading the compressed vmlinux as a file, decompressing and then
> relocating it before executing it.
> Are there known methods to getting gdbsx to work in the context of
> this new loading scheme?
> Any pointers would be of great use.

CCing xen-devel.

Hmm... no, have not run into that, so never thought about it. I don't
mind looking into it, but it will take some time. Meanwhile, if you
find something, do let me know.

BTW, please cc xen-devel in future.


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