Questions regarding use of 'gdb -k'
kuriyama at newhost.cpf.navy.mil
Sun Nov 23 19:02:13 PST 2003
I am having difficulty in using 'gdb -k' to track down a kernel panic. I
have built a version of the kernel with the debugging symbols. After
the crash I use the 'gdb -k' command but get the following output:
chinmon1# gdb -k /data1/src/sys/compile/ata/kernel.debug /var/crash/kernel.29
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This GDB was configured as "i386-unknown-freebsd"...Deprecated bfd_read called a
t /data1/src/gnu/usr.bin/binutils/gdb/../../../../contrib/gdb/gdb/dbxread.c line
2627 in elfstab_build_psymtabs
Deprecated bfd_read called at /data1/src/gnu/usr.bin/binutils/gdb/../../../../co
ntrib/gdb/gdb/dbxread.c line 933 in fill_symbuf
IdlePTD at phsyical address 0x00000000
initial pcb at physical address 0x0048cee0
cannot read proc at 0
#0 0x0 in ?? ()
Undefined command: "exit". Try "help".
Can you tell me what I am doing wrong? Thanks.
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