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authorLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2008-08-01 11:45:09 -0700
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2008-08-01 11:45:09 -0700
commit31582b094d640fdab3fd29237b348a4c7c8646fb (patch)
tree52ee679e7dab9d6627d69d87470d62fef7a651d6 /lib
parentdf1efe6f871e2d3f83e6ad7b7a1d2b728b478fc2 (diff)
parent25fc999913839a45cbb48ac7872e67f7521e7ed9 (diff)
Merge branch 'for_linus' of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/jwessel/linux-2.6-kgdb
* 'for_linus' of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/jwessel/linux-2.6-kgdb: kgdb: fix gdb serial thread queries kgdb: fix kgdb_validate_break_address to perform a mem write kgdb: remove the requirement for CONFIG_FRAME_POINTER
Diffstat (limited to 'lib')
-rw-r--r--lib/Kconfig.kgdb11
1 files changed, 7 insertions, 4 deletions
diff --git a/lib/Kconfig.kgdb b/lib/Kconfig.kgdb
index 2cfd2721f7ed..9b5d1d7f2ef7 100644
--- a/lib/Kconfig.kgdb
+++ b/lib/Kconfig.kgdb
@@ -4,14 +4,17 @@ config HAVE_ARCH_KGDB
menuconfig KGDB
bool "KGDB: kernel debugging with remote gdb"
- select FRAME_POINTER
depends on HAVE_ARCH_KGDB
depends on DEBUG_KERNEL && EXPERIMENTAL
help
If you say Y here, it will be possible to remotely debug the
- kernel using gdb. Documentation of kernel debugger is available
- at http://kgdb.sourceforge.net as well as in DocBook form
- in Documentation/DocBook/. If unsure, say N.
+ kernel using gdb. It is recommended but not required, that
+ you also turn on the kernel config option
+ CONFIG_FRAME_POINTER to aid in producing more reliable stack
+ backtraces in the external debugger. Documentation of
+ kernel debugger is available at http://kgdb.sourceforge.net
+ as well as in DocBook form in Documentation/DocBook/. If
+ unsure, say N.
if KGDB

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