gdb 8.3.1 truncated register in remote g packet

Reinoud Koornstra reinoudkoornstra@gmail.com
Fri Nov 1 21:05:00 GMT 2019


Hi Luis,
The remote platform is arm32. Weirdly enough, when I use a gdb 7.7 compiled
only for x86_64, it does seem to work a bit better, no clue exactly why.
Here's the output, why is this version having less issues (of course this
also can't work, because you can't use a x86 gdb for arm...)
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Reading symbols from ./vmlinux...done.
(gdb) set debug remote 1
(gdb) set serial baud 115200
(gdb) target remote /dev/ttyUSB4
Remote debugging using /dev/ttyUSB4
Sending packet:
$qSupported:multiprocess+;xmlRegisters=i386;qRelocInsn+#b5...Ack
Packet received:
Packet qSupported (supported-packets) is NOT supported
Sending packet: $Hg0#df...Ack
Packet received: OK
Sending packet: $qTStatus#49...Ack
Packet received:
Packet qTStatus (trace-status) is NOT supported
Sending packet: $?#3f...Ack
Packet received: S05
Sending packet: $Hc-1#09...Ack
Packet received: OK
Sending packet: $qC#b4...Ack
Packet received: QC0aa8
Sending packet: $qAttached#8f...Ack
Packet received:
Packet qAttached (query-attached) is NOT supported
Sending packet: $qOffsets#4b...Ack
Packet received:
Sending packet: $g#67...Ack
Packet received:
0000000001000000b0829e80ac829e8054829880b4a698806700000013000060060000000000000000000000cc3e27bed03e27bec03e27be10200a80581f0a8000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
Sending packet: $m6,1#00...Ack
Packet received: E22
Sending packet: $m0,40#2d...Ack
Packet received: E22
0x00000006 in __vectors_start () at arch/arm/kernel/entry-armv.S:1138
1138    arch/arm/kernel/entry-armv.S: No such file or directory.
Sending packet: $qSymbol::#5b...Ack
Packet received:
Packet qSymbol (symbol-lookup) is NOT supported
(gdb)

On Fri, Nov 1, 2019 at 1:54 PM Reinoud Koornstra <reinoudkoornstra@gmail.com>
wrote:

>
> [SNIP]
>
>> This is not great.
>>
>> If the debugging stub doesn't support qSupported, then it means GDB will
>> need to guess what the stub's register set is, and that can be tricky.
>>
>> Do you know what register set the debugging stub is using?
>>
>> I need to do some reading if I can see more about the register set and
> see if I can see the whole transmission over serial to verify whether the
> packet is truncated or not.
> let me try to find out and get back to you.
> Thanks, Reinoud.
>
>
>> > Sending packet: $vMustReplyEmpty#3a...Ack
>> > Packet received:
>> > Sending packet: $Hg0#df...Ack
>> > Packet received: OK
>> > Sending packet: $qTStatus#49...Ack
>> > Packet received:
>> > Packet qTStatus (trace-status) is NOT supported
>> > Sending packet: $?#3f...Ack
>> > Packet received: S05
>> > Sending packet: $qfThreadInfo#bb...Ack
>> > Packet received:
>> > mfffffffe,fffffffd,01,02,03,05,06,07,08,09,0a,0b,0c,0d,0e,0f,10,11,12
>> > Sending packet: $qsThreadInfo#c8...Ack
>> > Packet received:
>> >
>> m0147,014a,014c,0164,016f,0198,01a3,01a9,01dc,01ea,04b3,0502,0511,0512,0513,0514,0515
>> > Sending packet: $qsThreadInfo#c8...Ack
>> > Packet received:
>> >
>> m0523,0524,0525,0535,0540,0548,0614,098d,0992,0993,09bf,09c2,09c8,09cd,09ce,09db,09e1
>> > Sending packet: $qsThreadInfo#c8...Ack
>> > Packet received:
>> >
>> m09ea,09f7,09ff,0a36,0a3e,0a4b,0a51,0a57,0a58,0a5a,0a5b,0a5d,0a5e,0a5f,0aa4,0aa6,0aa8
>> > Sending packet: $qsThreadInfo#c8...Ack
>> > Packet received:
>> >
>> m0af2,0af3,0af4,0afa,0afc,0b7d,0b9a,0b9b,0b9c,0c1d,0cb8,0b96,0be9,0beb,0bf7,0bfb,0bfc
>> > Sending packet: $qsThreadInfo#c8...Ack
>> > Packet received:
>> >
>> m0bfd,0bfe,0bff,0c00,0c01,0c02,0c03,0c04,0c05,0c06,0c60,0c65,0c67,0c68,0c6d,0c6e,0c7c
>> > Sending packet: $qsThreadInfo#c8...Ack
>> > Packet received:
>> >
>> m0c7d,0c7f,0ce5,0df6,0e2f,0e39,0e3b,0e3d,0e5d,0e3e,0e3f,0e41,0e8c,0e8e,0ea3,0eaf,0ebc
>> > Sending packet: $qsThreadInfo#c8...Ack
>> > Packet received:
>> >
>> m0ebe,0ebf,0ec1,0ec2,0ec5,0ec7,0ec9,0ed0,0ed3,0ed4,0eca,0ecc,0ece,0ecf,0ed2,0edc,1061
>> > Sending packet: $qsThreadInfo#c8...Ack
>> > Packet received:
>> >
>> m1105,13fb,144c,145a,14b6,14c8,14cd,14e0,14f4,150b,1510,1511,1512,1514,1699,169b,169d
>> > Sending packet: $qsThreadInfo#c8...Ack
>> > Packet received:
>> >
>> m169e,169f,16a0,16a1,16a2,16cd,16cf,16d1,16d2,16d3,16d7,16dd,16de,16df,16e0,16e1,16e2
>> > Sending packet: $qsThreadInfo#c8...Ack
>> > Packet received:
>> >
>> m16e3,16e4,16e6,1961,1c81,1c82,1c83,1c84,1c85,1c86,1c87,16f2,16f3,16f5,16f6,16fc,1758
>> > Sending packet: $qsThreadInfo#c8...Ack
>> > Packet received:
>> >
>> m1759,175a,16f7,16f8,16fa,1704,1706,1719,1723,1724,1725,1734,1735,1741,1744,1747,1877
>> > Sending packet: $qsThreadInfo#c8...Ack
>> > Packet received:
>> >
>> m187b,187d,1880,188f,1893,193b,1949,194a,194f,1952,1957,1a78,1c75,1c77,1c9d,1eb4,1eb6
>> > Sending packet: $qsThreadInfo#c8...Ack
>> > Packet received:
>> > m1eb8,1ebe,29ed,0149,096c,1334,184d,1df6,1f3f,2123,2165,2175,2183
>> > Sending packet: $qsThreadInfo#c8...Ack
>> > Packet received:
>> > Sending packet: $qAttached#8f...Ack
>> > Packet received:
>> > Packet qAttached (query-attached) is NOT supported
>> > Sending packet: $Hc-1#09...Ack
>> > Packet received: OK
>> > Sending packet: $qC#b4...Ack
>> > Packet received: QC0aa8
>> > Sending packet: $qOffsets#4b...Ack
>> > Packet received:
>> > Sending packet: $g#67...Ack
>> > Packet received:
>> >
>> 0000000001000000b0829e80ac829e8054829880b4a698806700000013000060060000000000000000000000cc3e27bed03e27bec03e27be10200a80581f0a8000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
>> > Truncated register 19 in remote 'g' packet
>>
>> Could you verify if there is real truncation in the data transmission?
>> Do you have access to what the debugging stub is sending?
>>
>



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