Re: [Linux-ia64] use of gdb for ia64 kernel debug

From: Doug Rabson <dfr_at_nlsystems.com>
Date: 2002-04-30 23:02:10
On Mon, 29 Apr 2002, David Mosberger wrote:

> >>>>> On Fri, 26 Apr 2002 17:33:37 -0500, Ray Bryant <raybry@engr.sgi.com> said:
>
>   Ray> Is is possible to use an IA32 system as a gdb host and run a
>   Ray> remote debugging session on an IA64 box (e. g. a Big Sur)?
>
> You need a gdb stub in the kernel for doing that.  I seem to recall
> someone wrote such a stub for FreeBSD (or was it NetBSD)?  If so, you
> could use that as a starting point.

There is a 'stub of a stub' in the FreeBSD-current kernel but it certainly
isn't functional on ia64. I don't yet use gdb for kernel debugging on
FreeBSD.

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Received on Tue Apr 30 06:04:56 2002

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