Subject: Re: compilation for debug
To: David Gluss <>
From: Adam Glass <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 10/06/1994 15:32:19
>     >> I tried turning on KGDB... big mistake.  I edited isa/com.c to get
>     >> it to compile, copied the sparc remote-sl.h to i386 include, and got
>     >> to the point of the link failing.
>     >> 
>     >> I just want some way to debug the kernel...
>     Ken> What's wrong with DDB?
> I tried that first.  Frankly I'm awfully confused because such obvious
> things seem to fail for me.  When I turn on options DDB and put
> in pseudo-device ddb, there is a reference to ddbattach generated in
> ioconf.c.  There is no definition of ddbattach anywhere in my source
> tree, which is netbsd-current, up to about a week ago.
> --David Gluss     408-524-3028

you don't need the pseudo-device ddb thing.....that was replaced with
'options DDB'

Adam Glass