[pve-devel] [PATCH kernel 1/6] build: keep unstripped kernel and module files

Fabian Grünbichler f.gruenbichler at proxmox.com
Tue Jun 15 13:27:24 CEST 2021

and put them into a new -dbgsym package for usage with

fixes #3465, and now allows to do the following (after installing
and configuring kdump-tools to collect kernel crash dumps) when the
system crashes:

  $ apt install pve-kernel-5.11.21-1-dbgsym
  $ crash /usr/lib/debug/boot/vmlinux-5.11.21-1-pve /var/crash/202106151236/dump.202106151236

  crash 7.2.9
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  WARNING: kernel relocated [812MB]: patching 136336 gdb minimal_symbol values

        KERNEL: /usr/lib/debug/boot/vmlinux-5.11.21-1-pve
      DUMPFILE: /var/crash/202106151236/dump.202106151236  [PARTIAL DUMP]
          CPUS: 4
          DATE: Tue Jun 15 12:36:38 CEST 2021
        UPTIME: 00:06:21
  LOAD AVERAGE: 0.04, 0.11, 0.08
         TASKS: 272
      NODENAME: test
       RELEASE: 5.11.21-1-pve
       VERSION: #1 SMP PVE 5.11.21-1 (Tue, 01 Jun 2021 16:38:57 +0200)
       MACHINE: x86_64  (3696 Mhz)
        MEMORY: 8 GB
         PANIC: "Kernel panic - not syncing: sysrq triggered crash"
           PID: 3167
       COMMAND: "bash"
          TASK: ffff9220c8f5be00  [THREAD_INFO: ffff9220c8f5be00]
           CPU: 3

  crash> bt
  PID: 3167   TASK: ffff9220c8f5be00  CPU: 3   COMMAND: "bash"
   #0 [ffffa24ec0bfbc80] machine_kexec at ffffffffb3c751f3
   #1 [ffffa24ec0bfbce0] __crash_kexec at ffffffffb3d61092
   #2 [ffffa24ec0bfbdb0] panic at ffffffffb47b769d
   #3 [ffffa24ec0bfbe30] sysrq_handle_crash at ffffffffb434da4a
   #4 [ffffa24ec0bfbe40] __handle_sysrq.cold at ffffffffb47e2cdc
   #5 [ffffa24ec0bfbe78] write_sysrq_trigger at ffffffffb434e3f8
   #6 [ffffa24ec0bfbe90] proc_reg_write at ffffffffb3fc09ea
   #7 [ffffa24ec0bfbeb0] vfs_write at ffffffffb3f143b6
   #8 [ffffa24ec0bfbee8] ksys_write at ffffffffb3f16b97
   #9 [ffffa24ec0bfbf28] __x64_sys_write at ffffffffb3f16c2a
  #10 [ffffa24ec0bfbf38] do_syscall_64 at ffffffffb480e868
  #11 [ffffa24ec0bfbf50] entry_SYSCALL_64_after_hwframe at ffffffffb4a0008c
      RIP: 00007f367f7baf33  RSP: 00007ffe6175dc98  RFLAGS: 00000246
      RAX: ffffffffffffffda  RBX: 0000000000000002  RCX: 00007f367f7baf33
      RDX: 0000000000000002  RSI: 0000560510e640b0  RDI: 0000000000000001
      RBP: 0000560510e640b0   R8: 000000000000000a   R9: 0000000000000001
      R10: 0000560510e5f800  R11: 0000000000000246  R12: 0000000000000002
      R13: 00007f367f88b6a0  R14: 0000000000000002  R15: 00007f367f88b8a0
      ORIG_RAX: 0000000000000001  CS: 0033  SS: 002b

as well as lots of other fun things (see 'help' after opening a crash dump).

Signed-off-by: Fabian Grünbichler <f.gruenbichler at proxmox.com>

    requires a recent enough version of kdump-tools/makedumpfile, so bullseye+
    unless we provide our own backport for buster..
    the resulting package is obviously quite large, so we don't want to install it

 debian/control.in |  8 ++++++++
 debian/rules      | 11 +++++++++++
 2 files changed, 19 insertions(+)

diff --git a/debian/control.in b/debian/control.in
index 1f235f0..a9c8dd8 100644
--- a/debian/control.in
+++ b/debian/control.in
@@ -71,6 +71,14 @@ Recommends: grub-pc | grub-efi-amd64 | grub-efi-ia32 | grub-efi-arm64,
 Description: The Proxmox PVE Kernel Image
  This package contains the linux kernel and initial ramdisk used for booting
+Package: pve-kernel- at KVNAME@-dbgsym
+Architecture: any
+Provides: linux-debug
+Section: devel
+Priority: optional
+Description: The Proxmox PVE Kernel debug image
+ This package provides the kernel debug image for version @KVNAME at . The debug kernel image contained in this package is NOT meant to boot from - it is uncompressed, and unstripped, and suitable for use with crash/kdump-tools/.. to analyze kernel crashes. This package also contains the pve-kernel modules in their unstripped version.
 Package: pve-kernel-libc-dev
 Section: devel
 Priority: optional
diff --git a/debian/rules b/debian/rules
index 7b1b251..ec22136 100755
--- a/debian/rules
+++ b/debian/rules
@@ -14,6 +14,7 @@ include debian/rules.d/${DEB_BUILD_ARCH}.mk
 CHANGELOG_DATE:=$(shell dpkg-parsechangelog -SDate)
@@ -132,6 +133,16 @@ binary: install
 	install -m 644 $(addprefix ${MODULES}/,zfs.ko zavl.ko znvpair.ko zunicode.ko zcommon.ko icp.ko zlua.ko spl.ko zzstd.ko) debian/${PVE_KERNEL_PKG}/lib/modules/${KVNAME}/zfs
 	# remove firmware
 	rm -rf debian/${PVE_KERNEL_PKG}/lib/firmware
+	# debug package
+	mkdir -p debian/${PVE_DEBUG_KERNEL_PKG}/usr/lib/debug/lib/modules/${KVNAME}
+	mkdir debian/${PVE_DEBUG_KERNEL_PKG}/usr/lib/debug/boot
+	install -m 644 ${KERNEL_SRC}/vmlinux debian/${PVE_DEBUG_KERNEL_PKG}/usr/lib/debug/boot/vmlinux-${KVNAME}
+	cp -r debian/${PVE_KERNEL_PKG}/lib/modules/${KVNAME} debian/${PVE_DEBUG_KERNEL_PKG}/usr/lib/debug/lib/modules/
+	rm -f debian/${PVE_DEBUG_KERNEL_PKG}/usr/lib/debug/lib/modules/${KVNAME}/source
+	rm -f debian/${PVE_DEBUG_KERNEL_PKG}/usr/lib/debug/lib/modules/${KVNAME}/build
+	rm -f debian/${PVE_DEBUG_KERNEL_PKG}/usr/lib/debug/lib/modules/${KVNAME}/modules.*
 	# strip debug info
 	find debian/${PVE_KERNEL_PKG}/lib/modules -name \*.ko -print | while read f ; do strip --strip-debug "$$f"; done
 	# finalize

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