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   * Linux [[http://​kgdb.linsyssoft.com/​|kgdb]] [[http://​kgdb.cvs.sourceforge.net/​kgdb/​kgdb-2/​eth.patch?​revision=1.60&​view=markup|over Ethernet]] using the [[http://​www.selenic.com/​netpoll/​|Netpoll API]].   * Linux [[http://​kgdb.linsyssoft.com/​|kgdb]] [[http://​kgdb.cvs.sourceforge.net/​kgdb/​kgdb-2/​eth.patch?​revision=1.60&​view=markup|over Ethernet]] using the [[http://​www.selenic.com/​netpoll/​|Netpoll API]].
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 +=== QEMU memory dumps ===
 +The QEMU monitor (''​CTRL+ALT+2''​) supports debug commands to inspect registers and memory. ​ Unfortunately,​ QEMU only honors paged virtual memory. ​ Since gPXE sets up a virtual memory segment with a non-zero base address, all virtual addresses need to be adjusted before using them to inspect memory in QEMU.
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 +The virtual memory offset is available inside gPXE as ''​virt_offset''​ (see ''​arch/​i386/​transitions/​librm.S''​). ​ It can be printed out by placing a ''​printf''​ call in ''​core/​main.c''​.
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 +When dumping memory, remember to add the value of ''​virt_offset''​ to any virtual memory addresses. ​ QEMU is effectively using physical memory only.

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