developerWorks: Debugging Simulated Hardware on Linux [Parts 1 & 2]
Nov 07, 2005, 05:30 (0 Talkback[s])
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From Part 1:
"Why would anybody want to simulate hardware when developing a
device driver? This article lays out the problem and proposes an
approach to solve it. Part 2 of this two-part series, 'Debugging
simulated hardware on Linux, Part 2: Device driver debugging.'
gives you a strategy for debugging the complete code flow of your
"You can apply these methods and strategies to many operating
systems and hardware architectures. These strategies work for
Linux, VxWorks, and Windows NT/2000 operating systems on IBM
PowerPC 405GP, Intel x86, MIPS, and Motorola PPC architectures.
This article series focuses on Linux on x86..."
Complete Story (Part 1)
Complete Story (Part 2)