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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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