MIPS remote debugging support (Was: Re: [kaffe] mipsel SIGSEGV)

Timothy Stack stack at cs.utah.edu
Wed Dec 10 15:07:02 PST 2003

> >> b) Adding support for gdb stubs for mips to kaffe. There is a 
> >> mips-stub.c in the linux kernel sources [1] and there is some 
> >> documentation on using remote stubs [2].
> >>
> > 
> > We are thinking alike ;-)  This is the next step in my plan.  Over the 
> > weekend, I dug out mips-stub.c (ok, in my kernel source its called 
> > gdb-stub.c).   I've been researching what gdb required stuff is present, 
> > is missing and so on.
> I think that's the best chioce. I believe Tim did some work on JanosVM 
> on bare metal arm architecture, but I think the JanosVM developers used 
> their own networking stack, and didn't use gdb stubs. I've CC:ed him, he 
> might be able to describe their experences with remote debugging.

In this configuration the JanosVM was built on top of the OSKit which had 
remote debugging support through the serial line, but it does not have 
support for mips.

> cheers,
> dalibor topic


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