Bug 590837 - kernel-2.6.33.3-85.fc13 doesn't support xstate ptrace
kernel-2.6.33.3-85.fc13 doesn't support xstate ptrace
Status: CLOSED UPSTREAM
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Roland McGrath
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2010-05-10 15:16 EDT by H.J. Lu
Modified: 2010-05-21 14:26 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2010-05-21 14:26:17 EDT
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A patch to enable xstate ptrace (16.62 KB, text/plain)
2010-05-10 15:16 EDT, H.J. Lu
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Description H.J. Lu 2010-05-10 15:16:48 EDT
Created attachment 412942 [details]
A patch to enable xstate ptrace

kernel-2.6.33.3-85.fc13 doesn't support xstate ptrace.
I can't debug AVX programs on my Sandy Bridge machine
with gdb-7.1-18.fc13.x86_64 which supports xstate pptrace.
I have been using this patch backported from 2.6.34
and it works for me.
Comment 1 Roland McGrath 2010-05-21 14:26:17 EDT
It's a 2.6.34 feature, and we'll have a 2.6.34 kernel soon enough.

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