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SubjectRe: [Kgdb-bugreport] [PATCH 4/4] kgdb: x86: Detach gdb if machine shuts down or reboots
Hello.

On 20-03-2012 5:00, Jason Wessel wrote:

>> An arch-independent hook has its advantages, no question. Maybe we
>> should just start this way and then evolved on top as needed.

> Sounds good to me. I added the reboot notifier patch into the merge queue for kgdb/kdb.

>> I was wondering why those other archs do not use the notifier. Maybe one
>> motivation is to avoid that too much code is excluded from the debugger
>> by detaching too early. Could possibly be addressed by making
>> detach-on-reboot runtime configurable.

> There really isn't a whole lot of code between reboot hook invoked from kernel_restart_prepare(),
> and the place where the reset is invoked. Specifically it looked like:

> usermodehelper_disable();
> device_shutdown();
> syscore_shutdown();
> machine_restart(cmd);

> Attached is the patch you asked for the conditional behavior with respect to the reboot hook.

You forgot to attach it?

> This also implements the ability to stop on a reboot that is not a panic().

WBR, Sergei


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