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eadb - eBPF Android Debug Bridge

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0.1.3 Jun 20, 2022
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eadb - eBPF Android Debug Bridge

eadb provides a powerful Linux shell environment where one can run BCC / bpftrace / bpftool on Android device.


Install the eadb first, please refer Install

Prepare eadb environment on Android device

eadb support two mode to connect the device:

  • adb
  • ssh

Both of them need the root privilege.

If you want to use adb mode, adb root is required but adb root is disabled in production build, if you doesn't have any userdebug / eng devices, you can try adb_root. But it you don't any experience on Magisk(it may brick your device), it is recommended to use ssh mode.

If you use ssh mode, it is recommended to install Magisk to Root your device and install MagiskSSH to enable ssh.

Download it from github

When you can use adb or ssh to connect to your device, you can prepare the eadb environment:

eadb --ssh root@ip prepare

The command would download a rootfs from Release page and push it to your device, then do some mounts and chroot in to the environment.

Use an existing archive

You can also download or build the rootfs and then prepare it by your rootfs file:

eadb --ssh root@ip prepare -a path/to/archive

Enter the environment

eadb --ssh root@ip shell

You will enter the eadb environment and get a shell by this command, you can use apt update to update the sources and install softwares(such as clang,llvm,bpftrace) by yourself, you can even install Rust / Golang or gcc to do development on this device!

Build the environment by yourself

Only Ubuntu / Debian is supported to build the system image running on Android, you can use docker or podman on macOS and WSL on Windows.

Install qemu-user-static and debootstrap first:

sudo apt update && sudo apt install qemu-user-static debootstrap

And then build the eadb (root is required):

sudo eadb build

After the build, you will get a debianfs-full(mini).tar.gz in your working directory. you can use this image as your environment:

eadb --ssh root@ip prepare -a deb.tar.gz



Download binaries in Release page

Build from source

  1. Install Rust toolchain
  2. git clone https://github.com/tiann/eadb
  3. cargo build


If you have Rust toolchain installed, you can install it with cargo:

cargo install eadb


All my credits to adeb! eadb is just a rewritten for adeb.




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