Debugging an L4 task

Frank Mehnert fm3 at os.inf.tu-dresden.de
Thu Jun 2 10:41:53 CEST 2005


Hi Derick,

On Thursday 02 June 2005 10:23, Derick Swanepoel wrote:
> I am trying to debug an L4 task that double pagefaults before reaching
> the main function. How should one use the debugger to run a task so it
> can be debugged without having to break into the debugger later? The
> backtrace doesn't seem very useful because it looks like a stack
> overflow due to infinite recursion.

Why useless? What if it _is_ a recursion? Before continue to search,
disassemble the binary and look which function is called from outs()
(file log/lib/src/logliblinux.c). Start disassembling around 0x01604db0.

Frank
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