Any tracing mechanism can track the executed instructions of a user process in the kernel?

FMDF fmdefrancesco at
Mon Oct 18 06:12:15 EDT 2021

On Mon, 18 Oct 2021, 11:48 FMDF, <fmdefrancesco at> wrote:

Now I recall that, by using Perf,  somehow I was able to go interactively
> down to the assembly code and see where it was stuck in an endless loop.

Ah, yes. The loop was somewhere into glibc. So I'm not sure if it is
possible to see the kernel assembly with it (it seems highly not probable).

I guess that you still need GDB and friends for that.



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