On Saturday, August 12, 2017 06:42:55 PM John Baldwin wrote:
> Author: jhb
> Date: Sat Aug 12 18:42:54 2017
> New Revision: 322437
> URL: https://svnweb.freebsd.org/changeset/base/322437
> Reliably enable debug exceptions on all CPUs.
> Previously, debug exceptions were only enabled on the boot CPU if
> DDB was enabled in the dbg_monitor_init() function. APs also called
> this function, but since mp_machdep.c doesn't include opt_ddb.h, the
> APs ended up calling an empty stub defined in <machine/debug_monitor.h>
> instead of the real function. Also, if DDB was not enabled in the kernel,
> the boot CPU would not enable debug exceptions.
> Fix this by adding a new dbg_init() function that always clears the OS
> lock to enable debug exceptions which the boot CPU and the APs call.
> This function also calls dbg_monitor_init() to enable hardware breakpoints
> from DDB on all CPUs if DDB is enabled. Eventually base support for
> hardware breakpoints/watchpoints will need to move out of the DDB-only
> debug_monitor.c for use by userland debuggers.
> Reviewed by: andrew
> Differential Revision: https://reviews.freebsd.org/D12001
In particular, this fixes single stepping of userland processes when the
process is running on a CPU other than CPU 0.
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