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i want to do kernel debugging on my vm from another vm.

My setup is pretty simple,

Debugged - VM: Windows XP SP3 x32 (To be debugged)

Debugger - VM: Windows 7 SP1 x64 (With Windbg installed - the Debugger)

the pipe configuration is pretty simple as well.. both ends should be set as The other end is a virtual machine, and on the XP VM i set the pipe as This end is the server and on the Win7 vm i set This end is the client. Im using Vmware Workstation 10.0.3 btw..

I know i did setup my XP vm correctly because i can debug it from the host easily - configuring The other end is an application and connecting it with Windbg from my host computer (Win7 x64) and its working properly. So i know there is no problem with my Win-XP setup

But doing the same thing from the other vm, nothing happens. I looked through the internet and i even followed tutorials that explained exactly what i already did. I have no idea what i'm missing and i feel pretty helpless so i came asking here.

Anyone got any ideas what is the problem with my setup?

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Fixed the problem.. On the windbg client, uncheck the 'Reconnect' and 'Pipe' checkboxes on the COM tab - then it will connect to the debugger.

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