Subject: Re: kernel debugger
To: Steven Grunza <>
From: Nathan J. Williams <nathanw@MIT.EDU>
List: tech-kern
Date: 03/14/2000 14:16:45
<> (Steven Grunza) writes:

> How do I break into the kernel debugger?  I'm writing a driver for the
> Yamaha sound card in my Dell and suspect the calls to pci_conf_write()
> aren't working.  I would like to hit a breakpoint or debugger call in my
> device driver and peek/poke around.  Anyone know how to do that?  I'm
> working on port-i386.

Press "control-alt-esc", as described in the ddb man page. You'll want
to be at the console, not in X.

        - Nathan