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Saturday 15th 10:00 AM

Debugging Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI) Firmware under Linux

This workshop demonstrates how to use the Intel® UEFI Development Kit (Intel® UDK) Debugger with GNU Debugger (GDB) to debug UEFI drivers and platform firmware in a Linux environment. Exercises are based on EFI Development Kit II (EDK II) firmware for the Open Virtual Machine Firmware (OVMF) project.
Participants will set up an EDK II development environment for Linux, build a UEFI driver, and debug firmware issues using Linux and QEMU. The workshop demonstrates debug capabilities built into EDK II and how they work with UEFI drivers and platform firmware:

• Use the Platform Configuration Database (PCD) to configure debug features
• How to debug the various phases of UEFI firmware
• Build a UEFI Driver with Debug Symbols
• Build a UEFI Driver with Heap Guard Enabled

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