Modules view

This view is only populated when connected to a Linux target. It enables you to:

Figure 42. Modules view showing shared libraries

Modules view showing shared libraries

Figure 43. Modules view showing operating system modules

Modules view showing operating system modules

Note

A connection must be established and OS support enabled within the debugger before a loadable module can be detected. OS support is automatically enabled when a Linux kernel image is loaded into the debugger. However, you can manually control this by using the set os command.

Right-click on the column headers to select the columns that you want displayed:

Name

Displays the name and location of the component on the target.

Symbols

Displays whether the symbols are currently loaded for each object.

Address

Displays the load address of the object.

Size

Displays the size of the object.

Kind

Displays the component type. For example, shared library or OS module.

Host File

Displays the name and location of the component on the host workstation.

The Name, Symbols, Address, Kind, and Host File columns are displayed by default.

Show/hideToolbar and context menu options

The following options are available from the toolbar or context menu:

Linked: context

Links this view to the selected connection in the Debug Control view. This is the default. Alternatively you can link the view to a specific connection. If the connection you want is not shown in the drop-down list you might have to select it first in the Debug Control view.

Refresh

Refreshes the view.

Copy

Copies the selected data.

Select All

Selects all the displayed data.

Load Symbols

Loads debug information into the debugger from the source file displayed in the Host File column. This option is disabled if the host file is unknown. before the file is loaded.

Add Symbol File...

Opens a dialog box where you can select a file from the host workstation containing the debug information required by the debugger.

Discard Symbols

Discards debug information relating to the selected file.

Show in Memory

Displays the Memory view starting at the load address of the selected object.

Show in Disassembly

Displays the Disassembly view starting at the load address of the selected object.

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