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SubjectRe: [PATCH 2.6.26 2/25] mdb: Merkey's Kernel Debugger
> On Tue, Aug 05, 2008 at 07:24:20PM -0600,
> wrote:
>> I'll post some patches with these changes and submit it as a module. I
>> will of course need to patch the kernel to introduce the die notifiers
>> where
>> they are not and there's the issue of cross call NMI to stop other
>> processors on SMP.
>> That's the real issues, Andi, is the xcall stuff for IPC to control all
>> the processors.
> NMIs have die notifiers too. That said a cleaner way would be to
> generalize
> the synchronization code already in kdump and reuse that.
> -Andi

I can get that done. debuggers as modules makes more sense anyway.


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