Debugging Loadable Modules Using GDB

Andriy Gapon avg at
Fri Aug 27 21:28:08 UTC 2010

on 27/08/2010 23:11 Alexander Fiveg said the following:
> Hi,
> from "FreeBSD Developers' Handbook, 10.7 Debugging Loadable Modules Using
> GDB":
> "...
> (kgdb) add-symbol-file /sys/modules/linux/linux.ko 0xc0ae22d0
> ...
> "
> Actually I couldn't debug my modules using .ko-file. Moreover, I've find out that .ko files do not contain sections with debugging info. With .kld-file debugging works out. Do I something incorrectly or the info in the Developers Book is outdated? 

I think the latter.
.ko.symbols should work too [see relation between add-*symbol*-file and
.ko.*symbols* ? :-) ]

Andriy Gapon

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