[ECOS] How do I view the threads running in my target ?

Gary Thomas gary@mlbassoc.com
Fri Apr 23 18:26:00 GMT 2004

On Fri, 2004-04-23 at 07:14, mohasin.zaki@wipro.com wrote:
> Hi eCos experts,
> I would like to know how I can view the threads running in the target.
> My target is x86 PC. I booted it through floppy containing the Redboot 
> boot image.
> I was able to connect to the target using GDB and was even able to load 
> and run some of the sample applications.
> But the problem I am facing here is that, when I "load" a application 
> program and do a "continue", the currently running threads output is 
> coming on the gdb console. I am not able to push this to the background 
> and all the existing threads in the system.
> I have done this in vxWorks, where I was able to view all the currently 
> running tasks(threads) in the target, see their stack usage, suspend and 
> resume the same.
> How can I achieve the same in this case ?.

The GDB command 'info threads' will give you information about the 
current threads.  You can also select a thread and then interrogate
it separately.

Refer to the GDB documentation for full details.

Gary Thomas <gary@mlbassoc.com>
MLB Associates

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