Exception Analysis tools

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

Outline

  • capturing information
    • information emitted to kernel buffer
      • serial console, net console, (other consoles - USB?)
      • Oops savers: mtdoops, pstore, ramoops, netoops
    • process exceptions
      • android tombstones (exception summaries)
      • Sony exception monitor log
      • coredumps (full process image)
    • kernel image
  • parsing information