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authorJan Kiszka <jan.kiszka@siemens.com>2015-02-17 13:47:04 -0800
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2015-02-17 14:34:53 -0800
commitae7dbaad23f0346dc4e2476be63a9a5a376ee472 (patch)
treebc4d9da95fd46b4f81ba437adb4e5344dca85809
parentscripts/gdb: add read_u16/32/64 helpers (diff)
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scripts/gdb: add lx-dmesg command
This pokes into the log buffer of the debugged kernel, dumping it to the gdb console. Helping in case the target should or can no longer execute dmesg itself. Signed-off-by: Jan Kiszka <jan.kiszka@siemens.com> Cc: Kay Sievers <kay@vrfy.org> Cc: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de> Cc: Jason Wessel <jason.wessel@windriver.com> Cc: Andi Kleen <andi@firstfloor.org> Cc: Ben Widawsky <ben@bwidawsk.net> Cc: Borislav Petkov <bp@suse.de> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
-rw-r--r--scripts/gdb/linux/dmesg.py64
-rw-r--r--scripts/gdb/vmlinux-gdb.py1
2 files changed, 65 insertions, 0 deletions
diff --git a/scripts/gdb/linux/dmesg.py b/scripts/gdb/linux/dmesg.py
new file mode 100644
index 000000000000..7650f240ebcc
--- /dev/null
+++ b/scripts/gdb/linux/dmesg.py
@@ -0,0 +1,64 @@
+#
+# gdb helper commands and functions for Linux kernel debugging
+#
+# kernel log buffer dump
+#
+# Copyright (c) Siemens AG, 2011, 2012
+#
+# Authors:
+# Jan Kiszka <jan.kiszka@siemens.com>
+#
+# This work is licensed under the terms of the GNU GPL version 2.
+#
+
+import gdb
+import string
+
+from linux import utils
+
+
+class LxDmesg(gdb.Command):
+ """Print Linux kernel log buffer."""
+
+ def __init__(self):
+ super(LxDmesg, self).__init__("lx-dmesg", gdb.COMMAND_DATA)
+
+ def invoke(self, arg, from_tty):
+ log_buf_addr = int(str(gdb.parse_and_eval("log_buf")).split()[0], 16)
+ log_first_idx = int(gdb.parse_and_eval("log_first_idx"))
+ log_next_idx = int(gdb.parse_and_eval("log_next_idx"))
+ log_buf_len = int(gdb.parse_and_eval("log_buf_len"))
+
+ inf = gdb.inferiors()[0]
+ start = log_buf_addr + log_first_idx
+ if log_first_idx < log_next_idx:
+ log_buf_2nd_half = -1
+ length = log_next_idx - log_first_idx
+ log_buf = inf.read_memory(start, length)
+ else:
+ log_buf_2nd_half = log_buf_len - log_first_idx
+ log_buf = inf.read_memory(start, log_buf_2nd_half) + \
+ inf.read_memory(log_buf_addr, log_next_idx)
+
+ pos = 0
+ while pos < log_buf.__len__():
+ length = utils.read_u16(log_buf[pos + 8:pos + 10])
+ if length == 0:
+ if log_buf_2nd_half == -1:
+ gdb.write("Corrupted log buffer!\n")
+ break
+ pos = log_buf_2nd_half
+ continue
+
+ text_len = utils.read_u16(log_buf[pos + 10:pos + 12])
+ time_stamp = utils.read_u64(log_buf[pos:pos + 8])
+
+ for line in log_buf[pos + 16:pos + 16 + text_len].splitlines():
+ gdb.write("[{time:12.6f}] {line}\n".format(
+ time=time_stamp / 1000000000.0,
+ line=line))
+
+ pos += length
+
+
+LxDmesg()
diff --git a/scripts/gdb/vmlinux-gdb.py b/scripts/gdb/vmlinux-gdb.py
index cf2e7161b280..fa66d23ea563 100644
--- a/scripts/gdb/vmlinux-gdb.py
+++ b/scripts/gdb/vmlinux-gdb.py
@@ -25,3 +25,4 @@ else:
import linux.utils
import linux.symbols
import linux.modules
+ import linux.dmesg