From: Jason Wessel <jason.wessel@wi...> - 2013-03-02 17:38:47
On 12/15/2012 10:59 PM, Robert Obermeier wrote:
> Added missing Kconfig option KDB_CONTINUE_CATASTROPHIC which lead to a dead
> ifdef block in kernel/debug/kdb/kdb_main.c:73-75.
> The code using KDB_CONTINUE_CATASTROPHIC was originally introduced in
> commit '5d5314d6795f3c1c0f415348ff8c51f7de042b77' by Jason Wessel.
> This patchset ("kdb: core for kgdb back end (1 of 2)")
> added platform independent part of kdb to the linux kernel.
> The Kernel option however, even though it had the same options and
> behaviour on all supported architectures, was part of the x86 and
> ia64 patchset of KDB and therefore not pulled into the mainline kernel tree.
> I actually took the originally written Kconfig by
> Keith Owens <kaos@...> (2003-06-20 according to KDB changelog)
> and changed it to reflect the correct behaviour,
> as the KDUMP patchset is not part of the kernel and the expected
> functionality is missing from it.
This is in my merge queue.