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Re: [Crash-utility] gdb on KDUMP files

On 10/24/2014 01:34 AM, Doug Evans wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 21, 2014 at 5:53 PM, Pete Delaney <pdelaney silver-peak com> wrote:
>>> Nowadays it is only enough to use during configure:
>>>       --enable-64-bit-bfd
>> I tried
>>         configure --enable-64-bit-bfd --enable-largefile
>> And gdb still has problems accessing memory in the KDUMP that the crash-utility can read.
>> For example crash can walk the task list but when the gdb macro tries
>> To access the memory of the second task gdb says it can't access memory.
> Hi.
> It's not clear from the description that this is a largefile problem.

It sounds likely to be related to points #1 and #2 described earlier in
the discussion:

On 10/17/2014 12:24 PM, Andreas Arnez wrote:
>> > Last time I looked (approx. 1.5 years ago) the main missing pieces were:
>> >
>> >   1. Use of physical addresses (described above)
> I guess this includes the capability to translate virtual to physical
> addresses, using the kernel's page tables?
>> >   2. Support for multiple virtual address spaces (for different process
>> >      contexts)
> One way of dealing with this might be to represent the different virtual
> address spaces as multiple inferiors.

Pedro Alves

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