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Date:	Fri, 28 Sep 2007 16:07:28 +0530
From:	Kamalesh Babulal <kamalesh@...ux.vnet.ibm.com>
To:	Paul Mackerras <paulus@...ba.org>, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
	amitkale@...syssoft.com, trini@...nel.crashing.org
CC:	Andrew Morton <akpm@...ux-foundation.org>,
	Christoph Hellwig <hch@...radead.org>,
	Jason Wessel <jason.wessel@...driver.com>,
	Andy Whitcroft <apw@...dowen.org>
Subject: Re: 2.6.23-rc6-mm1 powerpc - kgdb is broken

Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 20, 2007 at 03:23:19PM +1000, Paul Mackerras wrote:
>   
>> I could remove all the kgdb support from arch/powerpc as a first step,
>> if that would make it easier to pull in the new stuff...
>>     
>
> Given that the existing powerpc kgdb bits didn't seem to work at all when
> I tried them that seems like a perfectly fine thing to do.
>
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Hi Paul,

The kgdb is also broken with 2.6.23-rc8-mm2 on the powerpc .
The below patch disables the kgdb from getting compiled over
powerpc platform.

Signed-off-by : Kamalesh Babulal <kamalesh@...ux.vnet.ibm.com>
---

--- linux-2.6.23-rc8/lib/Kconfig.kgdb   2007-09-28 06:33:37.000000000 +0530
+++ linux-2.6.23-rc8/lib/~Kconfig.kgdb  2007-09-28 23:48:33.000000000 +0530
@@ -14,7 +14,7 @@ config KGDB
        bool "KGDB: kernel debugging with remote gdb"
        select WANT_EXTRA_DEBUG_INFORMATION
        select KGDB_ARCH_HAS_SHADOW_INFO if X86_64
-       depends on DEBUG_KERNEL && (ARM || X86 || MIPS || (SUPERH && !SUPERH64) || IA64 || PPC)
+       depends on DEBUG_KERNEL && (ARM || X86 || MIPS || (SUPERH && !SUPERH64) || IA64 || !PPC)
        help
          If you say Y here, it will be possible to remotely debug the
          kernel using gdb.  Documentation of kernel debugger is available

-- 
Thanks & Regards,
Kamalesh Babulal,
Linux Technology Center,
IBM, ISTL.

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