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From: Ingo Molnar <>
To: Jason Wessel <>
Cc: Jan Kiszka <>,
	Linux Kernel Mailing List <>,,
	Thomas Gleixner <>,
	"H. Peter Anvin" <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/3] KGDB: Major refactoring
Date: Thu, 7 Feb 2008 13:13:43 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

* Jason Wessel <> wrote:

> > Could you try something else too perhaps, which would be way useful 
> > for me: to add a sysctl flag (or something like that) to change 
> > kgdboc to accept a Ctrl-C and break into kgdb mode? [this means a 
> > simple Ctrl-C on a kgdboc line would break into KGDB as well - but 
> > that would be an acceptable price.] Right now kgdboc just hangs when 
> > gdb attaches - i have to generate a SysRq sequence via a terminal 
> > emulator to break it into KGDB mode.
> FYI, even if you were to hack in a control-c vs sysrq, gdb will still 
> hang on connect because it does not issue a break of any kind when it 
> connects.  It assumes the connection is in a usable state.

sigh. That's quite a usability barrier IMHO.

> The proxy spliter automatically sends the break (or in the current 
> case the sysrq g)

any link to the proxy splitter? Googling for "kgdb proxy splitter" did 
not yield anything obviously on-topic.


      parent reply	other threads:[~2008-02-07 12:14 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 7+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2008-02-05 23:34 Jan Kiszka
2008-02-05 23:44 ` Maxim Levitsky
2008-02-06  4:40 ` Jason Wessel
2008-02-07  0:13 ` Ingo Molnar
2008-02-07  0:31   ` Jason Wessel
2008-02-07  7:47     ` Jan Kiszka
2008-02-07 12:13     ` Ingo Molnar [this message]

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