Subject: Re: MI debugger magic key sequence
To: Jason R Thorpe <>
From: Eduardo Horvath <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 09/21/2000 11:45:12
On Thu, 21 Sep 2000, Jason R Thorpe wrote:

> On Thu, Sep 21, 2000 at 11:00:28AM -0700, Eduardo Horvath wrote:
>  > Some machines need to be able to support magic key sequences even without
>  > DDB,
> For what?  I would expect that if DDB is not defined, then db_console()
> would go away, too.

Sun machines enter the prom if DDB is not defined and they get a console
abort.  This mimics the behavior of the sunos which enters the PROM if
kadb is not loaded.  (It's a shame that other machines don't have useable
debuggers in the firmware....)

Eduardo Horvath