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** process exceptions
 
** process exceptions
 
*** android tombstones (exception summaries)
 
*** android tombstones (exception summaries)
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**** see http://kobablog.wordpress.com/2011/05/14/how-to-read-crash-dump-of-android/
 
*** Sony exception monitor log
 
*** Sony exception monitor log
 
*** coredumps (full process image)
 
*** coredumps (full process image)
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** [[GDB]] is used with coredump files
 
** [[GDB]] is used with coredump files
 
*** see [[GDB#Core_dump]]
 
*** see [[GDB#Core_dump]]
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** For Sony's EM log: emlogconv, em-log-process
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== Debugging the kernel ==
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(this section is only here temporarily)
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* target agents:
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** connectors:
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*** adb
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*** what do WR, MV and others use to set up or connect the debugger to the process?
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** debug agents
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*** gdbserver
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*** kgdb
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* host agents:
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** adb server
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* debuggers:
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** gdb

Revision as of 22:22, 6 June 2011

There are lots of tools for Linux for analyzing and debugging exceptions in both the kernel and user-space programs.

Outline

Debugging the kernel

(this section is only here temporarily)

  • target agents:
    • connectors:
      • adb
      • what do WR, MV and others use to set up or connect the debugger to the process?
    • debug agents
      • gdbserver
      • kgdb
  • host agents:
    • adb server
  • debuggers:
    • gdb