Till Straumann strauman at slac.stanford.edu
Wed May 23 15:33:20 UTC 2007

I'm not sure if the RPC agent is supported on m68k.
Plus, you might have to patch gdb for this to work (but I'm not
sure about that).

AFAIK, you can use the low-level stub in


or my target agent


both use gdb's 'remote' target and protocol.

-- Till

Martin Strand wrote:
> Hi everyone.
> I'm working with my final assignment for my bachelor degree in computer science and have come up with a problem when trying to enter the "setrpcmode sun" command in the debugger.
> My target is a mvme167 board, hence I use the m68k-rtems4.7-gdb. I first tried the rpm to install the gdb but didn't succed, and therfore went on to use the gdb configure script directly, which made the 'm68k-rtems4.7-gdb'-executable much larger than the one built with the rpm.
> I found some old add (from 2003) about this but couldn't figure out how to solve the problem by reading that one.
> I've built RTEMS-4.7.1, and my applications seams to be running fine on the target.
> The following is printed when I try to enter the command:
> [root at localhost Desktop]# m68k-rtems4.7-gdb
> GNU gdb 6.5
> Copyright (C) 2006 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
> GDB is free software, covered by the GNU General Public License, and you are
> welcome to change it and/or distribute copies of it under certain conditions.
> Type "show copying" to see the conditions.
> There is absolutely no warranty for GDB.  Type "show warranty" for details.
> This GDB was configured as "--host=i686-pc-linux-gnu --target=m68k-rtems4.7".
> (gdb) setrpcmode sun
> Undefined command: "setrpcmode".  Try "help".
> (gdb)
> If anyone have a solution for this problem, it would make my day.
> Best regards, Martin Strand
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