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  1. #1

    Building and Debugging the Kernel

    Hi ,

    I am running ubunut-lucid on my desktop and i am new to linux and i want to learn device drivers.

    My requirement is i want to put prints in the kernel and want to analyse the flow of the drivers.

    Can somebody help me how can i do this on my running kernel on ubuntu.


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    Use printk function.

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    Building and Debugging the Kernel

    Hi Alex,

    Thanks for the quick reply.

    I am sorry if my question was not clear.
    What i want to know is i have a ubuntu which i got as a live CD running on my pc (which in not custom kernel) and i want to debug the kernel with respect to the driver i wanted to analyze.
    1. In order to do this whether i need to build the custom kernel
    2. If i write my own module how to build this module against custom kernel.

    please let me know if you have any steps to do this

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