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single host debugging

OSR_Community_UserOSR_Community_User Member Posts: 110,217
I would like to debug a driver on a guest OS under VMware through the host OS. This would allow me to do kernel debugging with one machine as opposed to the standard two machines.

My first thought involved connecting to the com port via a named pipe, VMware allows you to redirect the guest os com ports to a named pipe on the host OS. Unfortunately, WinDbg does not allow you to connect to a named pipe for kernel debugging.

So my question now is whether a tool exists that would allow me to connect to the named pipe or if there is another option that exists that allows me to debug on a single machine?

Any help appreciated.




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