[Pdbg] [PATCH 06/10] pdbg: add an expert mode

Alistair Popple alistair at popple.id.au
Wed May 9 14:25:57 AEST 2018

On Tuesday, 8 May 2018 1:02:09 PM AEST Nicholas Piggin wrote:
> On Tue, 08 May 2018 12:32:31 +1000
> Alistair Popple <alistair at popple.id.au> wrote:
> > If I read this correctly it looks like this makes every command require expert
> > mode? Is that because they all assert special wakeup or something?
> Yeah, they have to be released.
> I mean, in !expert mode targets get released automatically, so probably
> a lot of these operations can just move down. It's just a matter of
> confirming they don't leave state around.
> I don't know if there's a way to query the special wakeup status of a
> core. That would be nice at least to report it somewhere and could
> inform you that you need to do the release, and have some basic sanity
> checks.

Yeah, that's pretty much along the lines of what I was thinking as well. I will
have a poke around but I would have thought we could just the register to see if
special wakeup request was asserted?

- Alistair

> Thanks,
> Nick

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