manual escape to debugger on serial console not working?
nike_d at cytexbg.com
Thu Jan 26 00:48:18 PST 2006
While investigating a problem with one server i
installed a serial console on it.
The machine has a supermicro board with console redirection enabled
on the same port, and everything seems ok, i.e. when the machine panics
i get a debugger on the serial console, but when i try to manually escape
to the debugger with BREAK (~#) i get this on the screen :
The following connections are open:
#0 client-session (t4 r0 i0/0 o0/0 fd 4/5 cfd -1)
Manual enter to the debugger works only if i go physically to the
keyboard and do a CTRL-ALT-ESC,
then i get KDB: enter: manual escape to debugger on the serial console.
i have this added to my kernel conf :
and this in /boot/loadaer.conf :
Maybe the fact that there is physically attached keyboard interferes with the
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