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Re: Ping: [PATCH v2] x86-64: fix ZMM register state tracking

>>> On 07.11.18 at 15:18, <> wrote:
> On 2018-11-07 8:25 a.m., Jan Beulich wrote:
>>>> So can I translate this into an ack for me to commit the change?
>>>> Or else, who would be the one to give the go-ahead?
>>> Simon can approve your patch.
> If Markus is happy with the comments, it's all fine with me, please push (I see
> you are listed in MAINTAINERS, so I assume you have push access).


>>> IIRC Pedro had a question regarding gdbserver.  From a first look, it seems to get the
>>> feature bits right but does not distinguish 32-bit and 64-bit mode regarding the number
>>> of available registers.
>> If there was a problem there, it was my understanding that this can
>> (and should) be fixed in a separate patch, by someone able to test
>> this.
> Well, you are able to test it (see commands below) :).  But indeed, I think we
> should push this patch, which already improves GDB.  It would be nice to at least
> get an idea of the status of the test when ran with gdbserver.  Since access to
> this hardware is quite limited, it would be appreciated if you could give it a
> quick shot and report the results.
>>> Did you run the new test you added also in remote configuration?
>> No, and I also have no idea how I would go about doing so.
> Run:
> $ make check TESTS="gdb.arch/i386-avx512.exp" RUNTESTFLAGS="--target_board=native-gdbserver"

I'm afraid there's more broken here than just this one test.
Log file attached. I hope you can make sense of it.

> $ make check TESTS="gdb.arch/i386-avx512.exp" RUNTESTFLAGS="--target_board=native-extended-gdbserver"

This produces effectively the same (bad) results.


Attachment: gdb.log.native-gdbserver
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