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mode: <>2008-04-24 16:57:22 -0500
committerJason Wessel <>2008-05-05 07:13:21 -0500
commitf92509371ec06227a7e29778f395776d31b0deab (patch)
parentf74d505b58d36ceeef10e459094f0eb760681165 (diff)
kgdb: minor documentation fixes
Two minor fixes to the kgdb documentation. Signed-off-by: Grzegorz Chwesewicz, Chilan <> Signed-off-by: Jason Wessel <>
1 files changed, 5 insertions, 3 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/DocBook/kgdb.tmpl b/Documentation/DocBook/kgdb.tmpl
index 97618bed4d65..028a8444d95e 100644
--- a/Documentation/DocBook/kgdb.tmpl
+++ b/Documentation/DocBook/kgdb.tmpl
@@ -72,7 +72,7 @@
kgdb is a source level debugger for linux kernel. It is used along
with gdb to debug a linux kernel. The expectation is that gdb can
be used to "break in" to the kernel to inspect memory, variables
- and look through a cal stack information similar to what an
+ and look through call stack information similar to what an
application developer would use gdb for. It is possible to place
breakpoints in kernel code and perform some limited execution
@@ -93,8 +93,10 @@
<chapter id="CompilingAKernel">
<title>Compiling a kernel</title>
- To enable <symbol>CONFIG_KGDB</symbol>, look under the "Kernel debugging"
- and then select "KGDB: kernel debugging with remote gdb".
+ To enable <symbol>CONFIG_KGDB</symbol> you should first turn on
+ "Prompt for development and/or incomplete code/drivers"
+ (CONFIG_EXPERIMENTAL) in "General setup", then under the
+ "Kernel debugging" select "KGDB: kernel debugging with remote gdb".
Next you should choose one of more I/O drivers to interconnect debugging