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SubjectRe: kgdb support in vanilla 2.6.2
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.

-Andi
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