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    SubjectRe: [Tux3] Tux3 report: A Golden Copy
    On Wed, Dec 31, 2008 at 12:00:54AM -0800, Daniel Phillips wrote:
    > On Tuesday 30 December 2008 23:34, sniper wrote:
    > > Great, I have mounted tux3 filesystem under UML with stuffs in this mail,
    > > but I still can't debug it with gdb. Anyone gives me suggestion?
    > In the mean time, you could just tell gdb to mask off all segfaults,
    > but would be kind of problematic for debugging.

    Not really. That's the default setting I use for XFS debugging. I
    just put breakpoints on "panic" and "stop" (sometimes
    bust_spinlocks) and just let the kernel panic routine handle the
    segv which will trip a breakpoint. Then just walk back up the stack
    to the function that triggered the real SEGV and go from there.

    This is pretty much necessary for XFS debugging because
    just mounting a filesystem causes 8-10 SEGV signals to occur.
    You simply can't run xfsqa when that is occurring...


    Dave Chinner

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