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SubjectRe: kallsyms 2.6.8 address ordering
On Thu, Aug 19, 2004 at 06:26:31PM +0000, jmerkey@comcast.net wrote:
> Yes.
>
> What would be required? Source code disclosure to a reviewer. MDB is platform independent. and patches in an alternate debugger interface in kdb_main. In includes **NONE** of SGI's source code or Linux kernel source in the MDB core. There is an open source section of the debugger with **ALL** modifications to kdb core files disclosed with the debugger modules. The fact is, I don't even need kdb, but inlcuded it in a mode where folks who wanted to switch between the two debuggers could do so, since a lot of folks wanted to. I do use the serial interface in kdb, which is the only portion. I wrote MANOS with this debugger, and all the low level GDT, IDT, etc. hardware stuff is my own, is vastly superior to what's in kdb.
>
> DRDOS owns the MDB debugger for Linux now and I maintain it for them -- that's it. I am certain DRDOS would provide any counter-claims with **FACTS** to assertions we are using any of the kdb code improperly.

So it works with unpatched kernels?

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