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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" <> wrote:
> >kgdb 1.5 at
> >
> >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
[29th March - kgdb-1.5 with reworked smp handling.]
Translation filesystem

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