Forum: ARM programming with GCC/GNU tools gdb gets no communication with BDI2000

von Robert B. (roe)

Attached files:

Rate this post
0 useful
not useful
I am rather new with the ARM-processor and and all these tools. I am
using the following hardware and tools:

Target: AT91SAM7X-EK Evaluation Board of ATMEL
Tools:  Yagarto gcc-based GNU-Toolchain (native windows) running under
Eclipse Europe IDE (V
BDI2000:(by Abatron), configured for ARM using B20ARMGD.EXE V1.05

My system compiles and links projects that I created from
example-projects provided by ATMEL. I can modify the source, compile and
link it and download the code to either flash or RAM using SAM-BA. The
flash-version works as I can see from the blinking LEDs on the board
(following a power up), but I do not know how to launch the program
loaded into RAM. That is probably where the Debugger would come in. I
have configured the debugger as shown in the attachment.

The IP-Adress specified is ok - the BDI2000 answers when pinged. The
port 2001 is according to the BDI-Manual. So it should work. but it does
not. The consol-output of the gdb reports the following (exerpt
29-gdb-show prompt
29^done,value="(gdb) "
30-gdb-set new-console on
&"No symbol \"new\" in current context.\n"
30^error,msg="No symbol \"new\" in current context."
31-target-select remote
No symbol "new" in current context.
&" Es konnte keine Verbindung hergestellt werden, da
der Zielcomputer die Verbindung verweigerte.\n"
31^error,msg=" Es konnte keine Verbindung hergestellt
werden, da der Zielcomputer die Verbindung verweigerte."
32 Es konnte keine Verbindung hergestellt werden, da der
Zielcomputer die Verbindung verweigerte.

33-environment-directory C:/ProjDAc/ws1/My2 C:/ProjDAc/ws1/My2/.settings
C:/ProjDAc/ws1/My2/Debug C:/ProjDAc/ws1/My2/bin C:/ProjDAc/ws1/My2/obj
34 info threads

Hence no connection with the BDI. What's wrong?
Thanks and best regards


Entering an e-mail address is optional. If you want to receive reply notifications by e-mail, please log in.

Rules — please read before posting

  • Post long source code as attachment, not in the text
  • Posting advertisements is forbidden.

Formatting options

  • [c]C code[/c]
  • [avrasm]AVR assembler code[/avrasm]
  • [code]code in other languages, ASCII drawings[/code]
  • [math]formula (LaTeX syntax)[/math]

Bild automatisch verkleinern, falls nötig
Note: the original post is older than 6 months. Please don't ask any new questions in this thread, but start a new one.