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Re: [Xen-devel] xm dump-core and analyzing

  • To: Dave Anderson <anderson@xxxxxxxxxx>, <xen-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • From: Keir Fraser <keir@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 11 Dec 2006 15:48:43 +0000
  • Delivery-date: Mon, 11 Dec 2006 07:48:43 -0800
  • List-id: Xen developer discussion <xen-devel.lists.xensource.com>
  • Thread-index: AccdO9XDFFnNC4kvEdu9WAAX8io7RQ==
  • Thread-topic: [Xen-devel] xm dump-core and analyzing

On 11/12/06 15:34, "Dave Anderson" <anderson@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

>> Hi Akio, Thanks for your help.
>> But I don't think this tool is compatible with xm dump-core's product,
>> but rather with xen0/xenU kernel coredumps.
>> Anyone?
> The xm dump-core facility is just a way of forcing a xenU crash,
> and uses the same dumpfile format as xenU kernel coredumps.

I just want to check that you aren't under the impression that 'xm
dump-core' emits an Elf core file. It doesn't -- the format is custom and as
far as I know is only interpreted by a set of gdbserver patches that we ship
in our repository. Does the crash utility really support this special

 -- Keir

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