Stories by Jack Edge

Kernel space: finally, a kernel debugger for Linux?

The kernel source level debugger, kgdb, has been around for a long time, but never in the mainline tree. Linus Torvalds is not much of a fan of debuggers in general and has always resisted the inclusion of kgdb. That looks like it might be changing somewhat, with the inclusion of kgdb in 2.6.26 now a distinct possibility.