Re: lan based kgdb

From: Stelian Pop (
Date: Fri Nov 15 2002 - 17:53:43 EST

On Fri, Nov 15, 2002 at 02:47:35PM -0800, Dmitri wrote:

> > Using USB instead of the serial line or the network card would be
> > the best IMHO, because:
> USB hardware and protocols are master-slave, meaning that you can not
> connect another computer to this one directly.

Of course, you are correct :(

> What USB *device* would
> you want to see connected?

Well, I could say 'iPAQ' here but I guess it's getting out of
> Of course, a USB-Serial adapter would work, and you can connect any
> serial terminal, but then we are back to using serial ports; it's just
> you will need a different driver for that.

Well, I have one of those, and it could be a good replacement because
it needs serial only on the development box, not on the target. It
would be acceptable for me in any case (because I already have the
adapter), but it probably won't be in the general case, given the
price ratio between a network card and the USB-Serial adapter.


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