does rtems 5.1 support create a core dump file when accessing a invalid address or other fatal errors?

Sebastian Huber sebastian.huber at
Thu Sep 17 16:00:24 UTC 2020


On 15/09/2020 12:58, smallphd at wrote:
> I am developing applications in rtems 5.1. As we know, my application 
> and rtems kernel are both in the same address space.
> So if my application access an invalid address or encounter other 
> fatal errors, I want the kernel not just being hunging, but create a 
> core dump file.
> This file contains the whole contents of memory and I could use a 
> debuger to analyse the file to handle the bug.
> The question arise because I do not want always debug rtems in the bsp.

in addition to dumping the current state of the application, you can use 
the event recording to get a bit of the dynamic behaviour before the crash:

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