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SubjectRe: [Kgdb-bugreport] [PATCH 4/4] kgdb: x86: Detach gdb if machine shuts down or reboots
On 03/20/2012 06:18 AM, Sergei Shtylyov wrote:
> 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?

Source Forge [kgdb mailling list] is eating attachments. I had definitely attached it. See:

https://lkml.org/lkml/2012/3/19/735

I also included this patch in the potential merge queue as patch 5 of 5, sent to the kgdb mailing list.

http://sourceforge.net/mailarchive/message.php?msg_id=29008292

Jason.


Jason.


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