Subject: Re: remote GDB of kernel
To: Laine Stump <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Greg Oster <email@example.com>
Date: 12/06/1999 14:18:40
Laine Stump writes:
> At 12:54 PM 12/6/99 -0600, Greg Oster wrote:
> >Hmm.. at what point does it 'wait forever'? After entering the:
> > target remote /dev/tty01
> >? Or before that, or ??? (and what, exactly, is 'it'? The gdb, or the
> >remote kernel :) )
> Sorry, I should learn to be less obtuse.
> What *was* happening was that the "target remote /dev/tty00" command
> worked, getting me to the place in kgdb_machdep.c. If I then said "cont",
> and later hit ctrl-C, the gdb would wait "forever" (until I hit ctrl-C
> again and disconnected), but the target would continue working.
> However, I just rebooted again, and now it's working as advertised (no idea
> why it failed before - I haven't changed anything).
"who knows". I've seen occassional sillyness with this too, esp. when trying
to get it all working for the first time.
> This is *really* cool
> (now I'll just have to see if xxgdb or something similar is worth using).
If you've got RAM/cycles to burn, you might look at 'ddd'.