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    SubjectRe: kgdb support in vanilla 2.6.2
    Andi Kleen wrote:
    > On Tue, Mar 02, 2004 at 01:27:51PM -0800, Andrew Morton wrote:
    >
    >>George Anzinger <george@mvista.com> wrote:
    >>
    >>> Often it is not clear just why we are in the stub, given that
    >>>we trap such things as kernel page faults, NMI watchdog, BUG macros and such.
    >>
    >>Yes, that can be confusing. A little printk on the console prior to
    >>entering the debugger would be nice.
    >
    >
    > What I did for kdb and panic some time ago was to flash the keyboard
    > lights. If you use a unique frequency (different from kdb
    > and from panic) it works quite nicely.

    Assuming a key board and a clear (no spin locks) path to it. Still it only says
    we are in kgdb, now why.


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    George Anzinger george@mvista.com
    High-res-timers: http://sourceforge.net/projects/high-res-timers/
    Preemption patch: http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/people/rml

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