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Re: [GSoC] Remote kernel debugging over Ethernet
Jordan Gordeev wrote:
Reinoud Zandijk wrote:
On Wed, Mar 25, 2009 at 11:01:21PM +0200, Jordan Gordeev wrote:
I've been looking at the list of suggested ideas for Google Summer
of Code and one project caught my attention:
"KGDB over Ethernet"
i'd be much in favour of this :) Firewire is also nice, but i dont
long firewire will still exist. USB3 might be an option but thats not
close to existence. Serial debugging is nice but pretty slow and not
suited for stepwise debugging.
I believe people want it.
However, I'm still looking for an answer to the question about the
What should a student do, if he wants to work over the summer towards
a goal of producing a functional remote over-Ethernet kernel debugger?
Write special ipkdb drivers for all the NIC's he has in his posession?
I, personally, have no experience in writing device drivers, and I
find fighting with hardware bugs and engineering braindamage not
I forgot to mention the lack of documentation too.
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