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authorLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2010-10-29 11:49:38 -0700
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2010-10-29 11:49:38 -0700
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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,ppc: Individual register get/set for ppc kgdbts: prevent re-entry to kgdbts before it unregisters debug_core,x86,blackfin: Clean up hw debug disable API kdb: Fix early debugging crash regression kgdb,arm: fix register dump kdb: fix per_cpu command to remove supress mask kdb: Add kdb kernel module sample
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<listitem><para>A simple shell</para></listitem>
<listitem><para>The kdb core command set</para></listitem>
<listitem><para>A registration API to register additional kdb shell commands.</para>
- <para>A good example of a self-contained kdb module is the "ftdump" command for dumping the ftrace buffer. See: kernel/trace/trace_kdb.c</para></listitem>
+ <itemizedlist>
+ <listitem><para>A good example of a self-contained kdb module
+ is the "ftdump" command for dumping the ftrace buffer. See:
+ kernel/trace/trace_kdb.c</para></listitem>
+ <listitem><para>For an example of how to dynamically register
+ a new kdb command you can build the kdb_hello.ko kernel module
+ from samples/kdb/kdb_hello.c. To build this example you can
+ set CONFIG_SAMPLES=y and CONFIG_SAMPLE_KDB=m in your kernel
+ config. Later run "modprobe kdb_hello" and the next time you
+ enter the kdb shell, you can run the "hello"
+ command.</para></listitem>
+ </itemizedlist></listitem>
<listitem><para>The implementation for kdb_printf() which
emits messages directly to I/O drivers, bypassing the kernel
log.</para></listitem>