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SubjectRe: [ANNOUNCE] Withdrawl of Open Source NDS Project/NTFS/M2FS forLinux
On Wed, 6 Sep 2000, Jeff V. Merkey wrote:

> Mike Galbraith wrote:
> >
> > On Wed, 6 Sep 2000, Jeff V. Merkey wrote:
> >
> > > Ingo,
> > >
> > > KDB is a user mode debugger designed to debug user space apps that's
> > > been hacked to run with a driver. It's not designed as a kernel level
> > > debugger and in real world situations has tons of shortcomings period.
> >
> > ?!? KDB is a minimalist kernel mode debugger written at SGI.
> Mike,
> I've used it. It's better than stone knives and bearskins, but for
> tough problems (like busted hardware or malfunctioning drivers) it has
> serious problems, locks up, double faults, etc.
> Jeff

For busted hardware, you need a lab full of hardware tools. For
busted drivers, KDB is fine. It's not perfect.. doesn't handle
prologue scheduling done by modern gcc for example. (and if your
debugger does, I fully intend to examine/steal your method, ok?:)


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