Re: Re: [PATCH 20/40] arm,kgdb: Add hook to catch an oops with debugger

From: Jason Wessel
Date: Thu Jan 14 2010 - 13:58:25 EST

Russell King - ARM Linux wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 14, 2010 at 08:59:16AM -0600, Jason Wessel wrote:
>> Add in a low level hook to catch calls to die() in the debugger.
>> After the debugger is done, the standard system rules will be in play
>> for the original exception.
>> The kdb debugger wants a chance to catch these sorts of exceptions for
>> analysis.
> NAK. I have a similar patch which implements the hook properly - but
> with one caveat. It needs a review to ensure that its safe to return
> from die(). Until that's established, this patch can not be merged.

I dropped the patch which you NAK'ed from the series.

As for your included patch, I will try it out against the various
regression tests I have, which exercise the oops and exception paths.

> Please also ensure that the linux-arm-kernel list is copied with ARM
> patches.


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