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SubjectRe: KGTP (Linux Kernel debugger and tracer) 20111111 release (Android support OK)
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On Mon, Nov 14, 2011 at 2:15 PM, Hui Zhu <teawater@gmail.com> wrote:
> KGTP is a realtime and lightweight Linux Kernel GDB debugger and tracer.
>
> It makes Linux Kernel supply a GDB remote debug interface. Then GDB in
> current machine or remote machine can debug and trace Linux through
> GDB tracepoint without stopping the Linux Kernel.
> And even if the board doesn't have GDB on it and doesn't have
> interface for remote debug. It can debug the Linux Kernel using
> offline debug.
> Now, it supports X86-32, X86-64, MIPS and ARM.
>
> Now, KGTP 20111111 release.
>
> The change of this release is:
> Add a doc for use KGTP with Android in
> https://code.google.com/p/kgtp/wiki/HowToUseKGTPinAndroid
> post_handler will make kprobes-optimization cannot be used. So make
> gtp_kp_post_handler be call only when tpe->step is true.
> Make rdtsc_current to x86 special.
> Register easy Kprobe handler to speed up it when no tracepoint access
> $cooked_clock, $cooked_rdtsc or "pc_pe" tvariable.
> Fix a bug of ARM build.
> To get other change info please goto https://code.google.com/p/kgtp/wiki/UPDATE
>
> According to the comments of Christoph.  I make a patch for Linux
> Kernel and make it looks OK with checkpatch.pl.  The file gtp.patch is
> include in the source of KGTP code.
Dear Hui Zhu,

Recently, I synchronized KGTP kernel source with svn 838 to test
built-in kernel
after adjusting recent bug-fix. I still had a compilation error.
Please, adjust the below patch content to support X86/ARM
architecture normally.

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From 39d58cc7dab8df5e57fa106e8e7f00e562b45212 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
From: Geunsik Lim <geunsik.lim@samsung.com>
Date: Mon, 10 Dec 2011 18:08:03 +0900
Subject: [PATCH] Modify perf related func interface.

Signed-off-by: Geunsik Lim <geunsik.lim@samsung.com>
Signed-off-by: Kyungmin Park <kyungmin.park@samsung.com>
---
lib/gtp.c | 2 +-
1 files changed, 1 insertions(+), 1 deletions(-)

diff --git a/lib/gtp.c b/lib/gtp.c
index 9bdf82c..9a2670e 100644
--- a/lib/gtp.c
+++ b/lib/gtp.c
@@ -4480,7 +4480,7 @@ restart:
tve->pts->event =
perf_event_create_kernel_counter(&(tve->pts->attr),
tve->pts->cpu,
- NULL, NULL, NULL);
+ NULL, NULL);
if (IS_ERR(tve->pts->event)) {
int ret = PTR_ERR(tve->pts->event);

--
1.7.3.4
==========
Thank you for your contribution for embedded kernel debugging

>
> Thanks,
> Hui
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