Difference between revisions of "Exception Analysis tools"

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*** android tombstones (exception summaries)
 
*** android tombstones (exception summaries)
 
**** see http://kobablog.wordpress.com/2011/05/12/debuggerd-of-android/
 
**** see http://kobablog.wordpress.com/2011/05/12/debuggerd-of-android/
 
 
*** Sony exception monitor log
 
*** Sony exception monitor log
 
*** coredumps (full process image)
 
*** coredumps (full process image)
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** debuggerd analysis
 
** debuggerd analysis
 
*** see http://kobablog.wordpress.com/2011/05/14/how-to-read-crash-dump-of-android/
 
*** see http://kobablog.wordpress.com/2011/05/14/how-to-read-crash-dump-of-android/
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* interactive analysis
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** Sony exception monitor
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== Debugging the kernel ==
 
== Debugging the kernel ==
 
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Revision as of 22:26, 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

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  • 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