[ECOS] running test cases

grahamlab graham.labdon@cranems.co.uk
Sat Apr 4 16:55:00 GMT 2009


Hi everyone

I can see the redboot monitor in minicom running in my virtual box but I
still cannot get gdb working - I get the same results

What else can I try?

Graham


Sergei Gavrikov-4 wrote:
> 
> grahamlab wrote:
>> Hello again
>> I am running Umbunto on a pc through  VM Virtual box and targetting
>> the STM3120E dev board.
>> I have successfuly built and downloaded RedBoot using St's demo flash
>> loader. I have verified that this is running by connecting
>> hyperterminal to the dev board and seeing the RedBoot gdb prompt.
>> 
>> I have then performed a default build of eCos for the dev board and
>> then try to run gdb from the command line in the virtual machine.
>> 
>> The command used to invoke gdb was 
>> arm-eabi-gdb -nw DevBoard_install/tests/kernel/v3_0/tests/bin_sem0
>> 
>> at the gdb prompt I type 
>> set remotebaud 38400
>> target remote /dev/ttyS0
>> and get the output below
> 
> As I could understand you run GDB on VirtualBox, because your host OS !=
> Linux. What's about the serial port settings? Be sure that there is not
> set any flow control for the serial port. Use 'mode' command on the host
> side and 'stty' on the guest side to check it. Can you download the same
> executable in the RAM using X/Y/Z modem? Any virtual port is a something
> different from the real one. First, be sure that you can upload a few
> tens kilobytes on the target via virtual serial port, and then you can
> dance with GDB. So, try RedBoot's `load' command and the HyperTerm's
> `send file' ability to check a communication with the real serial port.
> Then you can use the guest's `minicom' program to check that the virtual
> serial port works as expected too. If you'll get the result, then try
> GDB on the guest again.
> 
> 
> Sergei
> 
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