Re: Kernel Debugging Hardware

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Mon, 12 May 1997 13:57:47 +0200 (MET DST)

On Mon, 12 May 1997, Harald Koenig wrote:

>On May 12, Steven S. Dick wrote:
>> I believe it would be possible for <$50 to make a small device that could
>> sit on a serial port and look for kernel OOPS messages and record them
>> so that they can be examined after a reboot.
>> One possible implementation would use a serial eeprom and a pic chip
>> as a ring buffer and controller. It could be set up to just remember
>> the last several K of messages, or stop recording before overwriting

For $50 you can get an ol'XT with 20 MB harddisk ...
perhaps it is more confortable to work with. At least, that's
what I use for developing (USB).

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