Problem with GDB when debugging IRQ handlers

Russell King - ARM Linux linux at
Tue Jun 28 08:09:28 EDT 2011

On Tue, Jun 28, 2011 at 08:06:27PM +0800, Hui Zhu wrote:
> If this kernel didn't open FRAME_POINTER, what will happen?

I can't answer that question directly, as I don't use a toolchain new
enough to generate proper unwind information.

However, I haven't seen any problems being reported on the list with
bad/broken backtraces from the kernel, so my _assumption_ is that the
kernel is fine with its own debug info.

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