porting reversible on arm/mips

Sean Chen sean.chen1234@gmail.com
Fri Dec 11 16:38:00 GMT 2009


On Fri, Dec 11, 2009 at 9:03 PM, paawan oza <paawan1982@yahoo.com> wrote:
> Do I need to cross compile the kernel for arm?
> or I can get readily arm linux to be deployed directly on qemu or skyeye ?
>
>
> ----- Original Message ----
> From: Hui Zhu <teawater@gmail.com>
> To: paawan oza <paawan1982@yahoo.com>
> Cc: Michael Snyder <msnyder@vmware.com>; "gdb@sourceware.org" <gdb@sourceware.org>
> Sent: Fri, December 11, 2009 7:45:11 AM
> Subject: Re: porting reversible on arm/mips
>
> For the sim, maybe you can try the qemu or skyeye.
>
> Thanks,
> Hui
>
> On Fri, Dec 11, 2009 at 10:10, paawan oza <paawan1982@yahoo.com> wrote:
>> My target may be arm/mips.
>> but some of the common hurdles are following.
>>
>> 1) getting virtual machine which has capability gives me arm processor
>>
>> 2) getting the arm linux ISO.
>>
>> Can somebody give me some pointers regarding above ?
>>
>> Regards,.
>> Oza.
>>
>>
>> ----- Original Message ----
>> From: Michael Snyder <msnyder@vmware.com>
>> To: paawan oza <paawan1982@yahoo.com>
>> Cc: Hui Zhu <teawater@gmail.com>; "gdb@sourceware.org" <gdb@sourceware.org>
>> Sent: Fri, December 11, 2009 5:28:40 AM
>> Subject: Re: porting reversible on arm/mips
>>
>> paawan oza wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>>
>>> there are pending tasks as mentioned in
>>> http://sourceware.org/gdb/wiki/ReverseDebug
>>>
>>> I would like take one of the archs and port reversible on it.
>>>
>>> If I correctly understand the task.
>>>
>>> ->  mips/arm architecture involves, complete writing to arm/mips instruction set and parsing of the same.
>>>
>>> -> I assume that there is no basic framework done for mips/arm, such as function call recording, instruction parsing etc, everything has to be written from beginning.
>>>
>>> Let me know If my understanding is correct of the current state of code.
>>
>> I think Hui has already done some work for Mips record/replay.
>> Maybe you and he could work together on that?
>>
>> If you want to work on Arm, as far as I know, you would have
>> that field all to yourself.
>>
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Hui, let me answer these questions for you.

No, there are prebuilt Linux kernel images available. You can use them
with QEMU.

-- 
Best Regards,
Sean Chen



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