[OPTERON/x86_64] - can debug while setting breakpoint

Jan Kratochvil jan.kratochvil@redhat.com
Sun Feb 22 10:46:00 GMT 2009


On Thu, 05 Feb 2009 19:49:08 +0100, François Chenais wrote:
> The same error occurs with others debuggers : totalview, sun dbx, intel idb
> and while using  intel icc or  g++ compilers  :/
...
> I've done the test on 5 Amd opteron x86_64 hosts with Cent OS 5.2
>     - The error occurs on 3/5.

RHEL-5.2 kernel was unfortunately very "unfriendly" to the debuggers due to
utrace and the ptrace emulation on top of it.  RHEL-5.3 has all the commonly
visible problems fixed.


Regards,
Jan



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