Subject: Re: remote GDB of kernel
To: Laine Stump <>
From: Matthias Drochner <>
List: current-users
Date: 12/06/1999 23:19:35 said:
> I've been getting frustrated by the "n" command taking up to 30 sec.

It's a while ago I tried, memory is fading, but the "n" might
make gdb single-step instruction by instruction, which would be
a pain over a serial line even if the transmission is error-free.

> It seems like the retransmission timeouts need to be tightened up
> quite a lot (or at least it needs to properly interpret the NACK
> character (-)).


> (how do you set gdb
> to go faster anyway? change /etc/ttys

There is a gdb command - "set remotebaud" iirc.

best regards