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SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/39] NLKD - Novell Linux Kernel Debugger
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Mark Lord <lkml@rtr.ca> writes:

> Alan Cox wrote:
> >
> > I think it is clearly the case that the design is wrong. The existance
> > of kgdb shows how putting the complex logic remotely on another system
> > is not only a lot cleaner and simpler but can also provide more
> > functionality and higher reliability.
>
> Unless the target machine is modern (2005+ era) and has no serial ports,
> nor any way to add them other than via the USB stack.

Firewire looks most promising actually right now, at least for Desktop/Laptop
type systems. And servers still have serial ports right now, either in
hardware or simulated in some way.

-Andi
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