[coreboot] Problems with the gdb debugger and coreboot

Joseph Smith joe at settoplinux.org
Thu May 28 20:46:10 CEST 2009

On Thu, 28 May 2009 16:28:43 +0200, René Reuter
<reuter.rene at googlemail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm trying to set up the gdb debugger with coreboot and qemu. I've
> followed
> the instructions on that page: http://www.coreboot.org/Debugging
> If I put
> default CONFIG_GDB_STUB=1
> into the mainboards config.lb how it's written in the instructions the
> ./buildtarget will fail. That's why I put it into src/config/Config.lb,
> then
> the build is successful but gdb can't find any debugging symbols in the
> coreboot.ram.
> The CFLAGS are all set correct.
> Does anybody know an idea what I'm doing wrong?
This happens with me also (on IP1000), when you connect gdb via serial it
still is able to read the error but it isn't always able to do the
backtrace correctly.

Joseph Smith

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