[ECOS] FW: GDB Stub and Redboot

Anthony Massa amassa@logici.com
Wed Dec 6 10:28:00 GMT 2000


What does the Generic Flash Memory support do?


So, I don't need to add the Networking package?  Is that somewhere in the
redboot template?


Also, why is PowerPC QUICC/SMC serial device drivers greyed out in the
config tool?




> > Additional questions inline...
> > 
> >> > I want to be able to have GDB access to my MBX board to use 
> >> the debugger.  I
> >> > would like to connect to the
> >> > board using the Ethernet port so I can have the serial port 
> >> available for my
> >> > own I/O.  Do I build the GDB stub
> >> > and add the redboot package or is it an either or type of thing?
> >> 
> >> It's sort of an either or thing. Redboot includes a GDB stub.
> >>  
> >> > If it is a choice of either redboot or GDB, what packages 
> >> do I need to add
> >> > for networking support under GDB?
> >> > 
> >> > What additional packages do I need to add for networking 
> >> support in redboot?
> >> 
> >> You should be able to get what you want either by just 
> installing the
> >> prebuilt images, or:
> >> 
> >> ecosconfig new mbx redboot
> >> ecosconfig import
> >> PATHTOREPOSITORY/hal/powerpc/mbx/current/misc/redboot_ROM.cfg
> >> ecosconfig tree
> >> make
> > 
> > I haven't used ecosconfig before.  I use the Windows config 
> tool.  So, for
> > this would I just select the redboot template?
> > 
> > 
> > Are there any other options or packages that I need to add?
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > Will networking support be added to communicate with 
> redboot via Ethernet?
> 
> You'll need to use the RedBoot template and then add 
>   'Generic FLASH memory support'
>   'Common ethernet support'
> Also, be sure and set the startup type to ROM (it won't 
> default that way)
> 


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