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SubjectRe: announce: kgdb 1.5 with reworked buggy smp handling
Keith Owens wrote:
>
> On Fri, 29 Mar 2002 16:01:36 +0530,
> "Amit S. Kale" <kgdb@vsnl.net> wrote:
> >kgdb 1.5 at http://kgdb.sourceforge.net/
> >
> >smp handling is completely reworked. Previous kgdb had a bug
> >which caused it to hang when a processor spun with
> >interrupts disabled and another processor enters kgdb. kgdb
> >now uses nmi watchdog for holding other processors while
> >a machine is in kgdb.
>
> IA64 disabled spin loops ignore NMI :(.

Thanks for the info.

Isn't there any way get into an interrupt disabled spinning
processor on an ia64 smp machine?
--
Amit S. Kale
Linux kernel source level debugger http://kgdb.sourceforge.net/
[29th March - kgdb-1.5 with reworked smp handling.]
Translation filesystem http://trfs.sourceforge.net/

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