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Embedded-Appropriate Crash Handling in Linux

Tim describes some of the issues and tradeoffs involved with creating embedded-appropriate crash reports, as well as features in Linux that can be used by crash handlers. Tim will compare Android's tombstone generator with other crash handlers, and describe a system he is developing which uses /proc, ptrace and /proc/sys/kernel/core_pattern for crash reporting.

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  • Length: 16m 22s
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Tim Bird is a Senior Staff Software Engineer for Sony Network Entertainment, where he helps Sony research improvements to Linux for use in Sony's products. Tim is also the Chair of the Architecture Group of the CE Working Group of the Linux Foundation.

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