Looking for FreeBSD kernel debugging help

Nat Lanza nlanza at premodern.org
Wed Jun 11 07:33:50 PDT 2003

On Wed, 2003-06-11 at 06:22, Terry Lambert wrote:
> Someone should port the network debugging from Darwin using
> the tiny IP stack from NetBSD.

Well, there's this:


> IPGDB is a collection of extensions to GDB and FreeBSD-4.3
> to allow two-machine kernel debugging over UDP. It behaves
> much like two-machine kernel debugging over serial ports. 
> These extensions can easily be applied to other releases of
> FreeBSD. With a little bit of modification, these extension
> can be applied to other BSD variants.

It hasn't been updated in a while, but it's definitely a start. It works
pretty well for 4.3, and I know it's been updated to work with 4.6
(though possibly not in the sourceforge distribution).


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