regarding kgdb in ppc

Sergei Shtylyov sshtylyov at
Wed Jan 24 01:58:28 EST 2007


sudheer wrote:

>> I'd consider kgdboe - it works pretty well with 8540 gianfar (or at 
>> least used to work for me so tinkering might be trivial).

> I have tried with kgdboe. The kernel doesn't wait at any point of time 
> and boots completely.

> I gave the following bootargs:
> console=ttyS0,115200 root=/dev/ram rw 
> kgdboe=@, at kgdbwait

    You don't have to specify the remote MAC, IIUC.

> My Host IP is and that of target's is 80

> The whole dump of boot process is as below:

> Memory CAM mapping: CAM0=256Mb, CAM1=0Mb, CAM2=0Mb residual: 0Mb
> Linux version (root at Sudheer) (gcc version 3.4.4) #43 Tue Jan 23 
> 15:50:57
> IST 2007
> kgdboe: local port 6443
> kgdboe: local IP
> kgdboe: interface eth0
> kgdboe: remote port 6442
> kgdboe: remote IP
> kgdboe: remote ethernet address 00:08:a1:84:ef:ca
> kgdboe: eth0 doesn't support polling, aborting.
> kgdboe: netpoll_setup failed kgdboe failed

    Have you backported the gianfar netpoll patch from 2.6.20-rc1?

> Thanks
> Sudheer

WBR, Sergei

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