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Bug 591885 - Disable CONFIG_DEBUG_RODATA on kernel-debug package
Summary: Disable CONFIG_DEBUG_RODATA on kernel-debug package
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Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
Classification: Red Hat
Component: kernel
Version: 6.0
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
medium
medium
Target Milestone: rc
: 6.0
Assignee: Aristeu Rozanski
QA Contact: Red Hat Kernel QE team
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Whiteboard:
Depends On:
Blocks:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2010-05-13 12:40 UTC by Matthew Whitehead
Modified: 2010-07-26 22:25 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Doc Type: Enhancement
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Last Closed: 2010-07-26 22:25:36 UTC
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Description Matthew Whitehead 2010-05-13 12:40:09 UTC
Description of problem: Disable CONFIG_DEBUG_RODATA on kernel-debug package


Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable): RHEL6.0


Disable the CONFIG_DEBUG_RODATA config option for the kernel-debug package. It is normally on, but should be disabled in the kernel-debug package so you can attach a remote debugger to it.

When this is enabled (normal situation), it causes breakpoints to fail. This makes a kernel debugger essentially useless.

Since so many configuration options are changed in the kernel-debug package, this is the right package to toggle the CONFIG_DEBUG_RODATA option.

Comment 3 RHEL Product and Program Management 2010-05-13 14:07:01 UTC
This request was evaluated by Red Hat Product Management for inclusion in a Red
Hat Enterprise Linux major release.  Product Management has requested further
review of this request by Red Hat Engineering, for potential inclusion in a Red
Hat Enterprise Linux Major release.  This request is not yet committed for
inclusion.


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