Chris Hallinan. Field Applications Engineer. MontaVista Software, Inc. Debugging Embedded Linux: Tools & Strategies. Embedded Linux Primer: A Practical Real-World Approach, 2nd Edition Debugging Embedded Linux (Digital Short Cut); By Christopher Hallinan; eBook . Hallinan begins by touring a typical Linux-based embedded system, Learn many tips and techniques for debugging within the Linux kernel Christopher Hallinan, field applications engineer at MontaVista software, has.

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The first part of this Short Cut examines some of these complexities as they relate to kernel debugging and present ideas and methods to improve your debugging skills, inside the kernel itself and then inside device drivers.

Embedded Linux Primer: A Practical, Real-World Approach

Debugging Multithreaded Applications The initrd Plumbing 6. Mobile Linux Initiative 1. Flash Chip Drivers Soft Lockup Detection Debug Wakeup Timing View christopheer of contents. BusyBox Commands Appendix D.


Debugging Embedded Linux [Book]

Intel Pentium M 3. Linux Standard Base 1. Debugging Embedded Linux Applications As per latest trend android provide all latest facility to our smart phone and tablet with possible features. No matter how you approach it, Linux debugging will always be complex.

File System Layout 6. Suggestions for Additional Reading Chapter 3. Tracing and Profiling Tools ISRs as Kernel Tasks Compiling the Kernel 4. Minimal File System 6. Kernel Debugging Techniques Piggy and Friends 5.

Embedded Linux Primer –

The Root FS Challenge 6. Device Nodes and mknod 8. Writing from the embedded developer’s viewpoint, he thoroughly addresses issues ranging from kernel building and initialization to bootloaders, device drivers to file systems. debuggnig

The Init Process 6. Data Display Debugger Suggestions For Additional Reading Chapter 4. Suggestions for Additional Reading Chapter 2. Open Source and the GPL 1.

Still More Bootloaders 7. Soft Real Time The init Thread 5. Remote Cross Debugging Loading Your Module 8.

Debugging the Real-Time Kernel Start Free Trial No credit card required. Apart from these references, the Short Cut is fully self-contained and is an excellent choice for embedded Linux developers interested in learning both kernel-level and application-level debugging techniques. Driver File System Operations 8. Device Drivers and the GPL 8. Redboot Partition Table Partitioning Useful Kernel Breakpoints Debugging Optimized Kernel Code Dumping the printk Log Buffer Other File Systems 9.


Spinlock Converted to Mutex Kernel Debugging Techniques Impediments to Preemption Kernels Last Boot Steps 6. Suggestions for Additional Reading Critical Section Management In the second part of this Short Cut, we continue our coverage of GDB for debugging application code in user space.