[ECOS] IS eCos fake and GDB vaporware ?
Mon May 20 06:02:00 GMT 2002
I generated a floppy with RedBoot, booted an old Pentium 100 and RedBoot
showed it's welcome splash :o/
> RedBoot(tm) bootstrap and debug environment [FLOPPY]
> Non-certified release, version UNKNOWN - built 19:45:23, Apr 16 2002
After, running the eCos Config Tool and building everything I run the
tests (Ctrl-F5) and the tool cannot "teach gdb old tricks" like the
filename of the test program to debug (!)...
> //D/ECOS/TRY/TRY_IN~1/TESTS/HAL/COMMON/CURRENT/TESTS/BASIC.EXE: No such host or network path.
> (gdb) set height 0
My last resource is to run gdb from inside the Cygwin tools (yes, I'm
using a Window box).
Running BASH and starting i386-elf-gdb I get the mythical Insight tool
running. It pops up, connects to the target, download the program, show
memory, registers, everything - like if it were working.
But when I make the target run ... nobody else answers. Only the reset
key may open up their ears.
Is the floppy RedBood a fake stub ?
Is gdb cheating (cozening) everybody for eons ?
- does anybody "really" succeeded doing the above steps in any moment in
Please be honest !
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