Re: 2.6.23-rc6-mm1 powerpc - kgdb is broken
From: Kamalesh Babulal
Date: Fri Sep 28 2007 - 06:38:09 EST
Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 20, 2007 at 03:23:19PM +1000, Paul Mackerras wrote:
>> I could remove all the kgdb support from arch/powerpc as a first step,
>> if that would make it easier to pull in the new stuff...
> Given that the existing powerpc kgdb bits didn't seem to work at all when
> I tried them that seems like a perfectly fine thing to do.
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The kgdb is also broken with 2.6.23-rc8-mm2 on the powerpc .
The below patch disables the kgdb from getting compiled over
Signed-off-by : Kamalesh Babulal <kamalesh@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
--- linux-2.6.23-rc8/lib/Kconfig.kgdb 2007-09-28 06:33:37.000000000 +0530
+++ linux-2.6.23-rc8/lib/~Kconfig.kgdb 2007-09-28 23:48:33.000000000 +0530
@@ -14,7 +14,7 @@ config KGDB
bool "KGDB: kernel debugging with remote gdb"
select KGDB_ARCH_HAS_SHADOW_INFO if X86_64
- depends on DEBUG_KERNEL && (ARM || X86 || MIPS || (SUPERH && !SUPERH64) || IA64 || PPC)
+ depends on DEBUG_KERNEL && (ARM || X86 || MIPS || (SUPERH && !SUPERH64) || IA64 || !PPC)
If you say Y here, it will be possible to remotely debug the
kernel using gdb. Documentation of kernel debugger is available
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