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AR# 20168

9.1i EDK - GDB hangs when opening the same design multiple times


In EDK 6.3i, a new version of GDB was shipped. This version of GDB stores hardware breakpoints from one session to another. Since the PowerPC supports four hardware breakpoints, the PowerPC locks up if GDB tries to set more than four.


To resolve this issue, follow these steps: 

1. In GDB, select View -> Console. 

2. In the Console Window, enter the following command: 


delete breakpoints

AR# 20168
Date Created 09/03/2007
Last Updated 05/16/2014
Status Archive
Type General Article