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SubjectRe: 2.2.0 wishlist
> From: ig25@fg70.rz.uni-karlsruhe.de)
> WISHLIST FOR LINUX 2.2.0
> Now that Linux 2.0 is out, it's time for another round of Request For
> Features.

My greatest wish of all would be for a _true_ kernel debugger - similar
to SCO's scodb.
This is a 'driver', that gives the kernel builtin debug support. Hit
Ctrl^X on the console (even if it's on the serial-line), and the kernel
'halts' (obviously, ints still enabled) and gives a command line
interface. From the debugger it is possible to single step the kernel,
set breakpoints, examine/modify variables/ structures (as there is a
symbol table loaded). A whole load of useful goodies.
What very kernel needs.

markhe


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