Subject: Re: kernel debugging with /proc & /kern (was: word processor that runs on NetBSD/i386? (FAQ?))
To: Manuel Bouyer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jason Thorpe <email@example.com>
Date: 06/24/1998 13:44:18
On Wed, 24 Jun 1998 15:41:21 +0200
Manuel Bouyer <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> I have to disagree here. Actually I've always found it usefull to be able
> to run ps to a core dump. You need it to find various things, and especially
> the proc address you can set in geb later.
> Or do you want to integrate 'ps' in 'gdb' ?
There is already a ps script for gdb in sys/gdbscripts. gdb is very
useful, and can do just about everything you want to do.
HOWEVER... I don't always have a kernel w/ symbols lying around, and
I _quite often_ use `normal tools' to look at various kernel data
structures when I'm tracking down a problem. Note that I also use
gdb on the kernel quite a lot, and I still like using the regular
system tools in certain situations.
Jason R. Thorpe email@example.com
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