debugging kernel with remote gdb

Greg 'groggy' Lehey grog at
Fri Apr 18 20:52:55 PDT 2003

On Friday, 18 April 2003 at 18:48:30 +0400, Dmitry Sivachenko wrote:
> Hello!
> I have two machines: one IA32 running FreeBSD and the other SPARC
> running Solaris.  I want to debug FreeBSD kernel using remote gdb.
> After reading developers handbook it is unclear whether it is
> possible to use my SPARC for that purpose?

Theoretically, yes.  In practice, you'll need a version of gdb which
understands the ia32 instruction set, and I suspect you'll have to
build that yourself.  You might get a more accurate answer on the
sparc64 mailing list.

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