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Professional Windows® Embedded Compact 7 by Thierry Joubert, David Jones, Samuel Phung

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OTHER COMPACT 7 DEBUGGING FEATURES

Some of the other debug features that can assist with driver (and operating system) development are:

  • Target Control
  • CeDebugX
  • eXDI

Target Control

Target Control is a service that is interacted with via a command shell. In Platform Builder, this is via Target Menu/Target Control. On the device at a command shell, you can also enter Target Control commands, which are summarized in Table 34-4.

TABLE 34-4: Target Control Commands

COMMAND DESCRIPTION
dd Displays memory values
df Displays memory values but to a file
gi Gets information on processes or processes with threads; modules; critical sections that have threads waiting; and events
kp Kills a process
log Interacts with CeLog Event Tracking subsystem
mi Gets kernel information
prof Controls the kernel profiler if included
zo Performs debugging zone operations

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