Re: Kernel Debugging Hardware

Rogier Wolff (
Mon, 12 May 1997 18:09:32 +0200 (MET DST)

Hugo Van den Berg wrote:
> The actual writing/reading could best be done from userspace, for example
> through the syslogd or klogd or a deamon that communicates with it. This would
> also simplify things if somebody comes up with a serial and/or different
> parallel version or even something completely different that's beyond our
> imagination today.

If you're really going to debug crashing kernel you shouldn't expect a
userlevel program to still do anything. You really should write a
"serial-console" compatible device driver.