Debugger suggestions

Andy Gospodarek andy at
Thu Aug 10 06:51:04 EST 2006

On 8/9/06, Jeff.Fellin at <Jeff.Fellin at> wrote:
> Folks,
> I have a coworker  who is having a problem debugging a user-level program
> on the power-pc. The program works correctly on a Redhat Linux i386
> platform, but fails when writing to a socket on the power-pc, using Linux
> 2.4.18 (ancient, but unfortunately management doesn't agree with updating
> the product). Have any of you been able to use a debugger naitively or
> remotely with an embedded power-pc application?

I have used gdb natively and remotely on ppc without too much trouble.
 You may need to temporarily load some extra shared-libraries on the
box to get gdb or gdbserver going, but it should be doable without too
much trouble.

> Pointers to possible debuggers are greatly appreciated.
> Jeff Fellin
> RFL Electronics
> Jeff.Fellin at
> 973 334-3100, x 327
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