[vbox-dev] Cannot debug linux kernel with VBox 4.3+

Frank Mehnert frank.mehnert at oracle.com
Tue Jan 7 09:37:09 UTC 2014


On Tuesday 31 December 2013 08:29:44 Aaron Lewis wrote:
> I couldn't use kgdb to debug a linux kernel running inside VBox.
> When the kernel crashes, VBox pops up a dialog asking me either to
> Ignore the error or Close the VM. The former does no work, and the
> whole thing freezes up

do you have VT-x / AMD-V enabled for this VM and is this feature
really used (VBox.log file)? And are you on Intel or on AMD? I know
there were some VMM changes / fixes regarding debug exceptions.

Kind regards,

Dr.-Ing. Frank Mehnert | Software Development Director, VirtualBox
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