[ECOS] FW: GDB Stub and Redboot
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
Also, why is PowerPC QUICC/SMC serial device drivers greyed out in the
> > 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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