[vbox-dev] Windows guests + WinDbg

Klaus Espenlaub espenlaub at innotek.de
Wed Mar 5 14:07:28 GMT 2008

IakovK schrieb:
> Is there a way to use WinDbg with VirtualBox as it is with VMWare?
> I have set up virtual machine with Windows Server 2003 within and serial port 
> redirected to pipe:
>       <Uart>
>         <Port IOBase="0x3f8" IRQ="4" enabled="true" hostMode="HostPipe" 
> path="\\.\pipe\COM2_pipe" server="true" slot="0"/>

here you use COM2_pipe

>         <Port IOBase="0x2f8" IRQ="3" enabled="false" hostMode="HostDevice" 
> path="COM1" slot="1"/>
>       </Uart>
> I start WinDbg with switches:
> "C:\Program Files\Debugging Tools for Windows\windbg.exe" -T "Debug 
> VirtualBox" -b -v -y SRV*c:\Symbols*http://msdl.microsoft.com/download/symbols -
> k com:pipe,port=\\.\pipe\VBOX_pipe -c "SQE;BL" 

and here you use VBOX_pipe.

Once you make up your mind which one to use it should just work.

Dr. Klaus Espenlaub     innotek GmbH, http://www.innotek.de

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