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  1. Farhan Khan

    kgdb kernel module says no symbols found

    Hi all, I am working on a kernel module but am getting some unexpected code execution. Dtrace probes reveal that the kernel executes: "rtwn.ko`r88ee_init_bb+0x219" and then jumps somewhere that I did not expect. I would like to track down exactly which line that is. I compiled the module with...
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    upgrading kgdb

    As of now I have installed the latest version of gdb via the package manager (7.9.1). The binary gets installed as /usr/local/bin/gdb which is apparently a symlink to /usr/local/bin/gdb791. The version which comes with the system is at /usr/bin/gdb which is an older version (v6.1.1). I have...
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    Hacking/Debugging nullfs - KGDB cannot access memory at address

    I am trying to hack/understand the nullfs kernel module so to that end, I do the following: On the target machine: kldstat gives: Id Refs Address Size Name 1 10 0xffffffff80200000 17e10c8 kernel 2 1 0xffffffff819e2000 4cf0 vmxnet.ko 3 1 0xffffffff819e7000 16e0...
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