RTAI debugging support

Paolo Mantegazza mantegazza at aero.polimi.it
Thu Jul 7 13:51:08 CEST 2005


Jan Kiszka wrote:
> NZG wrote:
> 
>>I'm getting ready to start a new RTAI project and need to figure out a 
>>timeline.
>>Part of this project will involve bringing up a debugging environment. 
>>
>>I was hoping someone could give me a brief description of where the RTAI 
>>project stands here, before I start diggin in too deeply. I
>>
>>Essentially I would like to be able to debug an lxrt application remotely(via 
>>gdbserver) , on an x86 system.
>>
> 
> 
> Are you just taking about userspace rt-debugging or also kernel debugging?
> 
> 
>>How well is this supported?
>>How well is this supported in the old RTHAL environments vrs. the new Adeos 
>>environments?
>>
> 
> 
> Regarding userspace: LXRT up to RTAI 3.2 faced problems with signal
> handling which prevented gdb to run. I heard that magma has been revised
> in this regard, but I never tested it (I guess Paolo can say more).
> Under fusion, userspace rt-programs work perfectly with gdb and friends.
> E.g., I once wrote and debugged a rt-app completely under Eclipse with
> C-plugin :).
> 

The work is being leisurely done by Bernd, with my help. At the moment 
I've been able to do simple debugging with what he has put in place already.

Paolo.





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