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SubjectRe: [Kgdb-bugreport] [PATCH] kdb: Avoid using dbg_io_ops until it is initialized
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On Thu, Sep 22, 2011 at 4:19 AM, Tim Bird <tim.bird@am.sony.com> wrote:
> This fixes a bug with setting a breakpoint during kdb initialization
> (from kdb_cmds).  Any call to kdb_printf() before the initialization
> of the kgdboc serial console driver (which happens much later during
> bootup than kdb_init), results in kernel panic due to the use of
> dbg_io_ops before it is initialized.


Did you get the panic for that case?

Dongdong


>
> Signed-off-by: Tim Bird <tim.bird@am.sony.com>
> ---
>  kernel/debug/kdb/kdb_io.c |    2 +-
>  1 files changed, 1 insertions(+), 1 deletions(-)
>
> diff --git a/kernel/debug/kdb/kdb_io.c b/kernel/debug/kdb/kdb_io.c
> index c9b7f4f..3bc995f 100644
> --- a/kernel/debug/kdb/kdb_io.c
> +++ b/kernel/debug/kdb/kdb_io.c
> @@ -675,7 +675,7 @@ kdb_printit:
>        if (!dbg_kdb_mode && kgdb_connected) {
>                gdbstub_msg_write(kdb_buffer, retlen);
>        } else {
> -               if (!dbg_io_ops->is_console) {
> +               if (dbg_io_ops && !dbg_io_ops->is_console) {
>                        len = strlen(kdb_buffer);
>                        cp = kdb_buffer;
>                        while (len--) {
> --
> 1.7.2.3
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