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SubjectRe: kgdb: fix kgdbeth compilation and make it init late enough
Tom Rini wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 02, 2004 at 11:28:27PM +0100, Pavel Machek wrote:
>
>
>>Hi!
>>
>>
>>>>CONFIG_NO_KGDB_CPUS can not be found anywhere in the patches => its
>>>>probably not needd any more.
>>>
>>>I don't know if we can do that. There's some funky locking stuff done
>>>on SMP, which for some reason can't be done to NR_CPUS (or, no one has
>>>tried doing that).
>>
>>There was no CONFIG_NO_KGDB_CPUS anywhere else in the CVS, that means
>>that test could not have been right.
>
>
> That doesn't mean the right answer is to remove it. However, after
> talking with George (who might speak up now anyhow) for 2.6 we can just
> do the SMP locking stuff at NR_CPUS, since that's configurable.

The old CONFIG_NO_KGDB_CPUS only affected the kgdb_info array. Its only purpose
was to shorten the array as it I displayed it fairly often and having a bunch of
unused stuff at the end was a bother. Now that 2.6 lets you define this, it is
no longer needed.

>

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