Category Archives: troubleshooting

Remote Debugging: Unable to find dynamic linker breakpoint function

Situation: Using QT Creater, trying to debug a program on remote device.  I set the breakpoints on the IDE but the breakpoints are not active and program does not stop. Action: The “Unable to find dynamic linker breakpoint” seemed pretty … Continue reading

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VirtualBox issue with SanDisk ImageMate

Using VirtualBox (arg!) at work and running into issue with SanDisk ImageMate 12-in-1 memory card reader (SDDR-89-A15). I’m running VirtualBox on a Windows 7 machine and it looks like a driver issue. I cannot figure out why VirtualBox cannot take … Continue reading

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GDB: Remote target error

I was trying to debug a program on an ARM target and the debugger kept giving me this problem: gdb malformed packet Looking online, this error occurs because of a mismatch between the gdb on the host and the gdbserver … Continue reading

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Git: git push -> No refs in common and none specified; doing nothing

If you see the error message, No refs in common and none specified; doing nothing Perhaps you should specify a branch such as ‘master’. fatal: The remote end hung up unexpectedly It is probably because you cloned an empty repository … Continue reading

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Using gdb to debug program on target

Man I use to be a pro with gdb and debugging remote programs. I wrote a target-side stub for heaven’s sake. Now I can’t even remember how to do a basic connection. sad. Setup: Host: x86_64 Ubuntu (192.168.1.18) Target: ARM-based … Continue reading

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Linux Qt: Boxes demo gluPerspective

I was compiling the Linux Qt Demo: Boxes for Qt4.8.1 and ran into these errors. Here’s how I fixed them: /home/mfang/dev/QtSDK/Demos/4.7/boxes/qtbox.cpp:329: error: ‘gluPerspective’ was not declared in this scope In qtbox.cpp and scene.cpp add: #include “GL/glu.h” Explanation: According to the … Continue reading

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Apigee Usergrid: Getting access token for Application User

I’m using Usergrid for my backend for my app and while I’m working on obtaining the access token for an application(normal) user I noticed an error in their documentation. Usergrid Documentation: http://api.usergrid.com/management/<org-name>/<app-name>/token?grant_type=password&username=<username>&password=<password&gt; Testing it out I realized that it should … Continue reading

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Crosstool: libraries/packages needed

Not having the libexpat1-dev package sucks. it’s not checked in the install or configure but fails during the make. Lots of pages do not include that one. I wanted to edit the #1 result from a search like this but … Continue reading

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BusyBox: make menuconfig gives undefined reference lxdialog

Ran into this problem with BusyBox on my Ubuntu 12.04 trying to do make menuconfig. Couldn’t find this information easily so maybe it’ll help someone. Problem: It’s an ncurses library problem. Particularly you need libncurses5-dev so: apt-get install libncurses5-dev

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Crosstool: Troubleshooting tips

Since I got my Tsunami board up and running, I decided to try building my own toolchain. Decided to go with Crosstool to build the toolchain. So far it’s been OK and can get it to toolchain to compile the … Continue reading

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