kernel debugger and usb keyboard

Alexander Best alexbestms at
Thu Jul 16 20:38:26 UTC 2009

thanks for the info. any plans on doing this in the near future or is this one
at the very bottom of the todo list?


Hans Petter Selasky schrieb am 2009-07-16:
> On Thursday 16 July 2009 10:43:26 Alexander Best wrote:
> > if i understood it correctly the reason a usb keyboard cannot be
> > used in
> > the kernel debugger after a panic is that we can't be sure the
> > panic didn't
> > happen inside the usb stack so the whole usb stack is discarded at
> > a panic.

> The USB keyboard can be used in the debugger, if the ukbd is made
> free from
> Giant.

> --HPS

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