Subject: Re: k0/k1 register while mulhi/mullo manipulation
To: Michael L. Hitch <email@example.com>
From: Jonathan Stone <jonathan@DSG.Stanford.EDU>
Date: 02/23/2000 14:57:23
In message <Pine.ULT.firstname.lastname@example.org>"Michael L. Hitch" writes:
> How does gdb currently 'know' the stack frame sizes? If it grovels the
>instruction list looking for the SP adjustments, it will use the framesize
>that the kernel was compiled with. Does gdb currently do backtraces with
>kernel dumps? Seems like when I tried it a few days ago, I couldn't do a
>backtrace. [I thought I had been able to do that before, but I can't be
I never got it to work. When I last asked you, you said you'd been
using a handwritten tool to get kernel stack tracebacks.
Just FYI, one of the two r4000 (not r4400) boards I have has somewhat
stricter requirements on hi and lo than in the 2nd. Edition of Kane
(and whoever thee second author was). I never found that in errata.