Subject: Re: drop to debugger
To: Manuel Bouyer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Rasputin <email@example.com>
Date: 03/16/2002 02:40:57
* Manuel Bouyer <firstname.lastname@example.org> [020315 20:54]:
> On Fri, Mar 15, 2002 at 03:40:55PM +0000, Rasputin wrote:
> > Is there any way to force the kernel to drop to a debugger,
> > preferably via something like a NMI ?
> ctrl-alt-esc should do it
This is the third time in as many days I've asked a question, got
an answer, then kicked myself because I found it in the docs :)
> > Related question: does adding
> > makeoptions DEBUG="-g"
> > to a kernel config make the runing kernel much bigger/slower,
> > or does it just generate an extra image, netbsd.debug , like FreeBSD?
> Yes, it generates an extra image. I think it'll also disable some
> optimisation, but it's not noticeable.
Cool - I'll get that sorted out first then. Thanks again.
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