Re: Device-driver debugger on Linux ?

From: Alan Cox (
Date: Wed Jun 11 2003 - 07:00:58 EST

On Mer, 2003-06-11 at 23:55, Mathur, Shobhit wrote:
> Hello,
> I would like to know whether there exists a device-driver debugger on
> Linux like SoftIce on Windows. From the working of kgdb, I understand
> that the debugging on the Target machine can happen once the code
> reaches the gdbstub, which is well past the driver-initialisations.

You can invoke the kgdbstubs stuff very very early, well before device
driver setup. Also you can (and its normally easier for development)
load device drivers at run time

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