[PATCH] KDB for ppc64 - write to OF stdout instead of console

linas at austin.ibm.com linas at austin.ibm.com
Thu May 20 03:02:19 EST 2004

On Wed, May 19, 2004 at 02:49:10PM +0200, Segher Boessenkool wrote:
> > Patch inlined removes KDB's dependency on consoles completely for I/O.
> > With this patch, we use the OF stdout for both input and output.
> OF stdout is not necessarily the same thing as OF stdin
> (and, in fact, very often isn't) -- please use stdin for
> input?

The problem was actually with output, not input.  People were seeing
the KDB prompt on the serial console, and so they would assume they
had input, when in fact they didn't.  And so this insane dance would
start, "KDB is hung, @#$%^& KDB".


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