RE: [Linux-ia64] kdb v1.7 for IA64 is available

From: Broadfoot, KenX <kenx.broadfoot_at_intel.com>
Date: 2001-02-07 03:43:46
I like this version of kdb a lot.

However I am looking forward to the 2.4.1 version even more as 2.4.1-010131
fixes alot of unaligned memory access problems I was seeing.



--ken

> -----Original Message-----
> From:	Keith Owens [SMTP:kaos@ocs.com.au]
> Sent:	Monday, February 05, 2001 6:35 PM
> To:	Michael Madore
> Cc:	linux-ia64@linuxia64.org
> Subject:	Re: [Linux-ia64] kdb v1.7 for IA64 is available 
> 
> On Mon, 5 Feb 2001 16:33:27 -0800, 
> Michael Madore <mmadore@turbolinux.com> wrote:
> >Keith Owens wrote
> >> http://oss.sgi.com/projects/kdb/download/ia64/ contains kdb v1.7 for
> >> IA64, using the same design as kdb for i386.  This is completely
> >> incompatible with HP's version of kdb, use one or the other but not
> >> both.
> >> 
> >
> >Is there an advantage to using one of these implementations over the
> other?
> 
> SGI's version of kdb was redesigned some months ago to better handle
> SMP, as well as recursion and debugging of kdb itself.  Unless David
> Mosberger or Stephane Eranian have any objections[*], SGI will take
> over kdb for IA64 again.
> 
> [*] Yes David, I _will_ remove the switch_stack change.
> 
> 
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