Patchwork [v2,1/3] kgdb,ppc: do not set kgdb_single_step on ppc

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Submitter Tiejun Chen
Date Aug. 23, 2012, 2:10 a.m.
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Permalink /patch/179483/
State Accepted, archived
Delegated to: Benjamin Herrenschmidt
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Tiejun Chen - Aug. 23, 2012, 2:10 a.m.
The kgdb_single_step flag has the possibility to indefinitely
hang the system on an SMP system.

The x86 arch have the same problem, and that problem was fixed by
commit 8097551d9ab9b9e3630(kgdb,x86: do not set kgdb_single_step
on x86). This patch does the same behaviors as x86's patch.

Signed-off-by: Dongdong Deng <>
Signed-off-by: Jason Wessel <>
v2: nothing changed.

 arch/powerpc/kernel/kgdb.c |    1 -
 1 files changed, 0 insertions(+), 1 deletions(-)


diff --git a/arch/powerpc/kernel/kgdb.c b/arch/powerpc/kernel/kgdb.c
index 782bd0a..bbabc5a 100644
--- a/arch/powerpc/kernel/kgdb.c
+++ b/arch/powerpc/kernel/kgdb.c
@@ -410,7 +410,6 @@  int kgdb_arch_handle_exception(int vector, int signo, int err_code,
 			linux_regs->msr |= MSR_SE;
-			kgdb_single_step = 1;