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SubjectRe: [git pull] kgdb-light -v10
On Tue, Feb 12, 2008 at 02:34:51PM -0500, Frank Ch. Eigler wrote:
> Hi -
>
> On Tue, Feb 12, 2008 at 10:20:10AM -0800, Andrew Morton wrote:
> > [...] Bear in mind that one of the things you do with kgdb is to
> > modify kernel memory [...]
>
> Just for completeness, keep in mind that one can already
> do these sorts of things on a batch basis using systemtap:

You don't even need systemtap: it has been always possible with
gdb -write vmlinux /proc/kcore

The only value add of the kgdb stub is really that you can single
step too and do post mortem (although the later works fine using
kdump/crash these days too)

-Andi


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