[RFC:PATCH 03/03] powerpc: Add support for BookE Debug Reg. traps, exceptions and ptrace

Josh Boyer jwboyer at linux.vnet.ibm.com
Fri Dec 11 04:41:35 EST 2009

On Thu, Dec 10, 2009 at 12:27:11PM -0500, Josh Boyer wrote:
>On Thu, Dec 10, 2009 at 01:57:27PM -0200, Dave Kleikamp wrote:
>>+static void prime_debug_regs(struct thread_struct *thread)
>>+	mtspr(SPRN_IAC1, thread->iac1);
>>+	mtspr(SPRN_IAC2, thread->iac2);
>>+	mtspr(SPRN_IAC3, thread->iac3);
>>+	mtspr(SPRN_IAC4, thread->iac4);
>>+	mtspr(SPRN_DAC1, thread->dac1);
>>+	mtspr(SPRN_DAC2, thread->dac2);
>>+	mtspr(SPRN_DVC1, thread->dvc1);
>>+	mtspr(SPRN_DVC2, thread->dvc2);
>>+	mtspr(SPRN_DBCR0, thread->dbcr0);
>>+	mtspr(SPRN_DBCR1, thread->dbcr1);
>>+	mtspr(SPRN_DBCR2, thread->dbcr2);
>405 has no DBCR2, so I doubt setting it via mtspr would be good.  Does this
>compile for 40x and did you test it at all?
>Also, looking at the current kernel it seems SPRN_DBCR2 is only defined for
>CONFIG_PPC_BOOK3E_64 which is also inaccurate.

I mis-read the code on this part.  SPRN_DBCR2 gets defined unconditionally,
so Book-E should be fine.  Still seems broken on 405 though.


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