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Re: Debugging of embedded target applications

To: Geoffrey Espin <>
Subject: Re: Debugging of embedded target applications
From: Daniel Jacobowitz <>
Date: Tue, 7 May 2002 21:43:14 -0400
Cc: "Siders, Keith" <>, "Linux-Mips (E-mail)" <>
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On Tue, May 07, 2002 at 03:44:27PM -0700, Geoffrey Espin wrote:
> On Tue, May 07, 2002 at 06:15:12PM -0400, Daniel Jacobowitz wrote:
> > it's called "gdbserver", and is included with the GDB distribution.
> > I recommend you get GDB 5.2, released last week; the gdbserver included
> > in that version is far superior for GNU/Linux targets to any previous
> > release.
> Does work it for kernel type debugging over *Ethernet*?
> I see some docs saying "TCP/IP" connection... but does that
> mean a special kind of network driver?  Or a gdbstub/agent
> outside the kernel in a special monitor?

What do you mean by kernel type debugging?  It's not a kernel stub.  It
can debug user programs over TCP/IP or a serial line.

Daniel Jacobowitz                           Carnegie Mellon University
MontaVista Software                         Debian GNU/Linux Developer

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