[PATCH v2] powerpc/xmon: Allow limiting the size of the paca display

Sam Bobroff sam.bobroff at au1.ibm.com
Fri Aug 14 11:52:26 AEST 2015

On Wed, Aug 12, 2015 at 09:55:25PM +1000, Michael Ellerman wrote:
> The paca display is already more than 24 lines, which can be problematic
> if you have an old school 80x24 terminal, or more likely you are on a
> virtual terminal which does not scroll for whatever reason.
> We'd like to expand the paca display even more, so add a way to limit
> the number of lines that are displayed.
> This adds a third form of 'dp' which is 'dp # #', where the first number
> is the cpu, and the second is the number of lines to display.
> Example output:
>   5:mon> dp 3 6
>   paca for cpu 0x3 @ c00000000fe00c00:
>    possible         = yes
>    present          = yes
>    online           = yes
>    lock_token       = 0x8000            	(0xa)
>    paca_index       = 0x3               	(0x8)


This patch inspired me to do the additional work to make the output paged, more
like the memory dump commands.

I'll post it shortly as "powerpc/xmon: Paged output for paca display".


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