gdb remote debugging, other than serial port?

William A. Gatliff bgat@billgatliff.com
Sun Jun 30 11:29:00 GMT 2002


Craig:


I just purchased a USB-serial converter from Purple Computing the
other day.  I suppose now would be a good time to actually plug it in,
no?  :^)

I'll give it a whirl tomorrow, and let you know.


b.g.

On Sun, Jun 30, 2002 at 12:04:40PM -0400, Craig Rodrigues wrote:
> On Sun, Jun 30, 2002 at 11:18:06AM -0400, Daniel Jacobowitz wrote:
> > Not to my knowledge.  Linux/PowerPC has a bit of a firewire debugging
> > stack, but i386 doesn't - and that's xmon, not gdb.
> > 
> > On Sun, Jun 30, 2002 at 09:42:55AM -0400, Craig Rodrigues wrote:
> > > it does have ports for USB, Firewire, parallel, and PS/2 port.
> > > 
> > > Would I be able to use gdb for remote debugging over any of these
> > > ports?  I don't think I would be able to do remote debugging over
> > > Ethernet, because I am interested in debugging network protocol
> > > stacks.
> 
> 
> 
> Thanks for the response.  Here is an alternate question to the 
> problem.  Does anyone have any experience using USB to RS-232
> Converters, and using the serial interface offered by that
> for remote debugging with gdb?  I'm thinking of something like:
> 
> http://www.keyspan.com/products/USB/usa49w/
> 
> Thanks.
> -- 
> Craig Rodrigues        
> http://www.gis.net/~craigr    
> rodrigc@attbi.com
> 

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Bill Gatliff
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