Debug Board Indispensable ?

Balaji Rao R balajirrao at
Wed Jul 30 16:37:23 CEST 2008

On Wed, Jul 30, 2008 at 6:55 PM, Andy Green <andy at> wrote:
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> Somebody in the thread at some point said:
> | Hi,
> |
> | Will I be able to the 'kernel's last word before death' without having
> a debug
> | board ? I'm considering if I have to buy a debug board now..
> If you're doing kernel work, debug board is good.  For normal users,
> they don't need it.
Yes, I plan to do kernel work on my FR.

> | Also, for testing kernels, I plan to use tftpboot + nfsroot as it
> involves
> | least effort. Would anyone suggest anything better ?
> SD Card is the way to go.  If your kernel wasn't broken, you can update
> kernel on it by scp.  If your kernel was broken, pop the card and push a
> new kernel on it using SD Card reader.

Ok, got it. Sounds simpler :)


Balaji Rao
NITK Surathkal

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