[kwlug-disc] extracting vmlinux from vmlinuz, and debugging the running kernel
Robert P. J. Day
rpjday at crashcourse.ca
Wed Jul 15 14:48:11 EDT 2009
On Wed, 15 Jul 2009, Chris Frey wrote:
> 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:
possibly, but that's getting a bit advanced for the column this
early in the game. i want to work up to something like that.
Robert P. J. Day Waterloo, Ontario, CANADA
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