Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 156163
init=/usr/bin/gdb breaks the kernel
Last modified: 2014-03-16 22:53:30 EDT
Description of problem:
Running with init=/usr/bin/gdb oopses the kernel
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. boot with init=/usr/bin/gdb
2. <gdb> file /sbin/init
3. <gdb> set args 3
4. <gdb> run
Well, not that
I hate debugging init.
Created attachment 113755 [details]
The oops, captured via netsyslog. Sorry about the formatting.
when I try to reproduce this now, I get different failures, that look to be
because we don't have /dev/initctl
It smells a bit odd to me, but I don't think it's a kernel bug. reassign to
The kernel has probably long since been fixed. I'll just close it.