debug over firewire amd64 -> i386

Greg 'groggy' Lehey grog at
Fri Oct 8 01:20:21 PDT 2004

On Friday,  8 October 2004 at  1:17:28 -0700, Sean McNeil wrote:
> I've read what I could about this and I've setup my machines connected
> via firewire.  I haven't gone through all the work yet, so I thought I
> would ask to make sure it is possible:
> 	The target system is amd64
> 	the host system is i386
> Will this pose a problem? 

I suspect you're about to find out :-)  I can't see one a priori, but
I'd guess you're the first to try it.

> I'm pretty sure I can create a cross gdb that should work on i386
> for the amd64 platform.  In fact my first build for the amd64 was
> from the system in i386 mode.  I migrated from i386 to amd64.  That
> was fun.  I just wanted to ping the list to see if there is
> something I've missed.

Nothing obvious to me, anyway.

> I have dcons working and can see the console on the i386 side so the
> link is working.  It's just a matter of understanding the gdb
> portion.

You've seen my documentation on the subject, right?

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