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SubjectRe: [0/6] kgdb light
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From: Ingo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu>
Date: Sun, 10 Feb 2008 08:13:04 +0100

> this is the "kgdb light" tree that has been also posted at:
>
> http://lkml.org/lkml/2008/2/9/236
>
> it is available at:
>
> git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/mingo/linux-2.6-kgdb.git
>
> See the shortlog below.

Thanks for keeping this work alive.

> - removed the GTOD/clocksource hacks. If a user uses kdgb for extended
> periods of time then GTOD clocksources can get out of sync and we
> might fall back to other clocksources. That is the _right_ thing to
> do for the kernel, hacking it around to avoid kernel messages was
> wrong.

I suspect something will however need to be done with watchdogs
and things of that nature which will get very confused if the
kernel sits in a breakpoint for a period of time whilst the user
looks at things from the kgdb prompt.

Just a heads up...


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