gdb 8.3.1 truncated register in remote g packet

Reinoud Koornstra reinoudkoornstra@gmail.com
Tue Nov 5 18:50:00 GMT 2019


Thanks Luis,
I'm very interested what you'll find.
Thanks, Reinoud.

On Tue, Nov 5, 2019 at 4:49 AM Luis Machado <luis.machado@linaro.org> wrote:

> I've filed this as https://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=25162
>
> I'll do some more investigation later and will update the ticket.
>
> On 11/5/19 1:05 AM, Reinoud Koornstra wrote:
> > I tried to submit a bug, but it said the info output from gdb I'm trying
> > to attach is spam and now my account is locked due to spam?.......
> > Without pasting the gdb output this case doesn't have the info it needs,
> > but the system thinks it's spam
> > Thanks, Reinoud.
> >
> > On Mon, Nov 4, 2019 at 4:50 PM Luis Machado <luis.machado@linaro.org
> > <mailto:luis.machado@linaro.org>> wrote:
> >
> >     Hi Reinoud,
> >
> >     On 11/4/19 2:52 PM, Reinoud Koornstra wrote:
> >      >
> >      >     You might have gotten lucky. Or GDB wasn't too restrictive on
> the
> >      >     checks.
> >      >
> >      >
> >      > True
> >      >
> >      >
> >      >      >
> >      >      >     Just to confirm, does your arm target have floating
> point
> >      >     registers?
> >      >      >
> >      >      > Good point, I did assume it has, because in some cases
> >     armeabihf was
> >      >      > used to compile, but not in all cases, I'll check whether
> >     it is,
> >      >      > otherwise I'd have to recompile gdb without hf.
> >      >      > I'll get the info and let you know, thanks for helping out!
> >      >
> >      >
> >      > Yes, the arm cpu used has floating point registers
> >      >
> >      >
> >      >     Well, it seems GDB assumes floating point registers are there
> by
> >      >     default, so there wouldn't be a need to build GDB
> >     specifically for that.
> >      >
> >      >
> >      > I did compile a gdb 7.7.1,  i compiled earlier 7.0 (failed to
> >     compile
> >      > without removing Werror in bfd directory Makefile...), then I
> tried
> >      > 7.4.1, but both of these versions didn't support remote baud rate.
> >      > However 7.7.1 worked nicely, well way better: (I did go echo g >
> >      > /proc/sysrq-trigger to get it waiting for gdb).
> >
> >     This indicates something might have changed that made newer GDB's
> >     grumpy
> >     at your kgdb instance.
> >
> >     Would you mind opening a ticket here (
> https://sourceware.org/bugzilla/)
> >     so we can track this properly? I'll do some more investigation.
> >
> >     If you don't have an account i can do it for you, from information we
> >     exchanged through e-mail.
> >
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> >      > Reading symbols from ./vmlinux...done.
> >      > (gdb) set serial baud 115200
> >      > (gdb) set debug remote 1
> >      > (gdb) target remote /dev/ttyUSB4
> >      > Remote debugging using /dev/ttyUSB4
> >      > Sending packet: $qSupported:multiprocess+;qRelocInsn+#2a...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: QC1fbb
> >      > 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:
> >      >
> >
>  0000000001000000b0829e80ac829e8054829880b4a698806700000013000060060000000000000000000000cc5e0bbfd05e0bbfc05e0bbf10200a80581f0a8000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000
> >      > Sending packet: $m800a1f58,4#ca...Ack
> >      > Packet received: ffdeffe7
> >      > Sending packet: $m800a1f54,4#c6...Ack
> >      > Packet received: 4ef07ff5
> >      > Sending packet: $m800a1f58,4#ca...Ack
> >      > Packet received: ffdeffe7
> >      > Sending packet: $m800a1f54,4#c6...Ack
> >      > Packet received: 4ef07ff5
> >      > Sending packet: $m800a1f58,4#ca...Ack
> >      > Packet received: ffdeffe7
> >      > Sending packet: $m800a1f54,4#c6...Ack
> >      > Packet received: 4ef07ff5
> >      > Sending packet: $m800a1f58,4#ca...Ack
> >      > Packet received: ffdeffe7
> >      > Sending packet: $m800a1f54,4#c6...Ack
> >      > Packet received: 4ef07ff5
> >      > Sending packet: $m800a1f58,4#ca...Ack
> >      > Packet received: ffdeffe7
> >      > Sending packet: $m800a1f58,4#ca...Ack
> >      > Packet received: ffdeffe7
> >      > Sending packet: $m800a1f58,4#ca...Ack
> >      > Packet received: ffdeffe7
> >      > 0x800a1f58 in arch_kgdb_breakpoint () at
> >     kernel/debug/debug_core.c:1049
> >      > 1049    kernel/debug/debug_core.c: No such file or directory.
> >      > Sending packet: $qSymbol::#5b...Ack
> >      > Packet received:
> >      > Packet qSymbol (symbol-lookup) is NOT supported
> >      > (gdb) set debug remote 0
> >      > (gdb) bt full
> >      > #0  0x800a1f58 in arch_kgdb_breakpoint () at
> >     kernel/debug/debug_core.c:1049
> >      > No locals.
> >      > #1  kgdb_breakpoint () at kernel/debug/debug_core.c:1050
> >      > No locals.
> >      > #2  0x800a2010 in sysrq_handle_dbg (key=0) at
> >     kernel/debug/debug_core.c:810
> >      > No locals.
> >      > #3  0x80367308 in __handle_sysrq (key=103, check_mask=false) at
> >      > drivers/tty/sysrq.c:535
> >      >          op_p = 0x8098a6b4 <sysrq_dbg_op>
> >      >          orig_log_level = 6
> >      >          i = -2137479500
> >      >          flags = 1610612755
> >      > #4  0x8036745c in write_sysrq_trigger (file=0x0 <__vectors_start>,
> >      > buf=0x1 <__vectors_start> <error: Cannot access memory at address
> >     0x1>,
> >      > count=2, ppos=0x809e82ac <kgdb_use_con>) at
> drivers/tty/sysrq.c:1083
> >      > No locals.
> >      > #5  0x80177e18 in proc_reg_write (file=0x0 <__vectors_start>,
> >     buf=0x1
> >      > <__vectors_start> <error: Cannot access memory at address 0x1>,
> >      > count=2157871792, ppos=0xbf0b5f78) at fs/proc/inode.c:224
> >      >          write = 0xbf0b5ed0
> >      >          rv = 0
> >      > #6  0x8011fba4 in vfs_write (file=0xbe37bcc0, buf=0xaa408
> >      > "g\nyS0,115200\n", '\337' <repeats 186 times>, <incomplete
> sequence
> >      > \337>..., count=2157871792, pos=0xbf0b5f78) at fs/read_write.c:485
> >      > No locals.
> >      > #7  0x801201d4 in SYSC_write (count=<optimized out>,
> buf=<optimized
> >      > out>, fd=<optimized out>) at fs/read_write.c:534
> >      >          pos = 0
> >      > #8  SyS_write (fd=0, buf=697352, count=2) at fs/read_write.c:526
> >      >          ret = 0
> >      > #9  0x8000f760 in ?? ()
> >      > No symbol table info available.
> >      > Backtrace stopped: previous frame identical to this frame
> >     (corrupt stack?)
> >
>



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