Subject: Re: port-i386/2709: gdb can't access kernel-core-files
To: None <netbsd-bugs@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Thomas Graichen <email@example.com>
Date: 08/21/1996 21:22:46
Andrew Wheadon (firstname.lastname@example.org) wrote:
: >Number: 2709
: >Category: port-i386
: >Synopsis: kernel-core-files aren't recognised by gdb
: (root@wipux5:/var/crash>gdb netbsd.1 netbsd.1.core
: GDB is free software and you are welcome to distribute copies of it
: under certain conditions; type "show copying" to see the conditions.
: There is absolutely no warranty for GDB; type "show warranty" for details.
: GDB 4.11 (i386-netbsd), Copyright 1993 Free Software Foundation, Inc...
: (no debugging symbols found)...
: "/var/crash/netbsd.1.core" is not a core dump: File format not recognized
: (gdb) quit
i think its the same as in FreeBSD - you should use gdb -k (or maybe kgdb) for
analysing kernel dumps
thomas graichen email@example.com graichen@FreeBSD.org
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