Re: kernel debugging

Jens Axboe (
Wed, 02 Dec 1998 11:59:00 +0100

At 20:35 01-12-98 -0700, Jason Casmira wrote:
>Long time listner, first time caller.
>I am working on a project to modify the Linux kernel
>process scheduler & do some performance analysis.
>I have performed this type of work before, but never with
>available source code. Therefore, I was wondering if anyone
>could suggest some resources for performing kernel debugging
>& tracing.
>I have already looked through I-don't-know-how-many (but I'm
>sure not enough) HOW-TO's, etc. I've looked into KHG. I've
>asked other people who know more about Linux. Nothing.

I've seen Andrea post regular updates to the ikd patches,
that you might want to take a look at. They allow you to
debug a running kernel, do lots of profiling and the likes.

Jens Axboe

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