User and Reference Guide

  • 2021.1
  • 12/04/2020
  • Public Content

Debugging CoreBoot*

CoreBoot* is an open source firmware project, describing a phase-based initialization infrastructure for Intel® architecture and other processor architectures.
To start debugging CoreBoot* with Intel® System Debugger, you need to load symbol files manually. The default loading by pressing the
load this
Load available debug symbols
button is not supported in this scenario.
  1. Halt the target and right-click the desired
    thread instance suspended
    thread or
    stack frame instance
    stack frame in the Debug view.
  2. In the popup menu, select
    Symbol Files
  3. In the opened dialog box, specify the path to
    files that contain CoreBoot debug information.
  4. Click
  5. When all symbol files are added, close the dialog by clicking
With necessary debug information loaded, you can start debugging CoreBoot*.

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