Remote debugging w/o symbols

Mike Frysinger
Thu Jul 1 17:00:00 GMT 2010

On Thursday, July 01, 2010 07:37:38 Mathias Lafeldt wrote:
> is there any way I can do remote debugging without using a command like
> "file" to get the symbols?
> After running "target remote ..." to connect to a remote stub, "dump" or
> "disassemble" fail due to a memory access error. I know that the symbols
> are required for source-level debugging, but I guess there still must be
> a way to dump memory and disassemble it without them.
> Manually defining memory regions with "mem" didn't change the situation.

you need to show the actual commands you're running and the output you're 
seeing.  i do remote debugging with no symbols all the time and dont have 
problems reading/writing/disassembling random pieces of memory.
-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Name: signature.asc
Type: application/pgp-signature
Size: 836 bytes
Desc: This is a digitally signed message part.
URL: <>

More information about the Gdb mailing list