[kwlug-disc] extracting vmlinux from vmlinuz, and debugging the running kernel

Chris Frey cdfrey at foursquare.net
Wed Jul 15 14:02:44 EDT 2009


On Wed, Jul 15, 2009 at 11:21:46AM -0400, Robert P. J. Day wrote:
>   that is, if you have the root password, of course you can examine
> log files and even insert new modules to help with debugging but,
> beyond that, it seems that any serious debugging is going to require
> being able to boot to a new kernel of your configuration.

I thought this was what people used QEMU for.  Something like this:
http://issaris.blogspot.com/2007/12/download-linux-kernel-sourcecode-from.html

- Chris




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