[PATCH V3] powerpc, xmon: Enable HW instruction breakpoint on POWER8

Anshuman Khandual khandual at linux.vnet.ibm.com
Mon Oct 27 17:20:00 AEDT 2014

On 10/09/2014 05:18 PM, Anshuman Khandual wrote:
> This patch enables support for hardware instruction breakpoints
> on POWER8 with the help of a new register CIABR (Completed
> Instruction Address Breakpoint Register). With this patch, single
> hardware instruction breakpoint can be added and cleared during
> any active xmon debug session. This hardware based instruction
> breakpoint mechanism works correctly along with the existing TRAP
> based instruction breakpoints available on xmon.

Hey Michael,

Any updates on this patch ?

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