The new iSystem.open plug-in enables use of SEGGER J-Link debuggers with iSYSTEM Embedded Software Development and Test Environment.
This document describes supported features and presents example of use.
In order to use the Segger J-Link family of products in conjunction with winIDEA the Segger J-Link Software and Document Pack needs to be installed (visit http://www.segger.com).
•winIDEA Open http://www.isystem.com/download/winideaopen
Requires no license, but is limited to GCC compiler, no technical support is provided and updates are not provided on regular basis. Visit forum for help http://isystem.freeforums.org/.
•winIDEA 2012* http://www.isystem.com/download/winidea/winidea-9-12
Has no limitations, but requires a license. Contact iSystem sales at www.isystem.com.
* update build 9.12.267 or newer required
•J-Link Development Tools debuggers
Visit SEGGER webpage http://www.segger.com/development-tools.html for more information.
•ARM CORTEX-R4, R5
•ARM CORTEX-A5, A8, A9
•JTAG and SWD interface
•Basic debug control (Reset, Download, Stop, Run,…)
•Unlimited flash breakpoints (with certain J-Link Debug probes)
•SWO (printf debugging)
winIDEA Terminal Window
•winIDEA or winIDEA Open version 9.12.267 or newer
•SEGGER J-link debug probe
•J-Link Software and Document Pack installed
Have required software installed on your computer. Connect debugger to PC and target device. Power the emulator (if required) and target device.
You can select plug-in before creating new project (workspace) or you can use existing workspace and then select J-Link plug-in.
Selecting SEGGER J-Link Plug-In
After selecting Segger Development Tools Plug-In a new menu will be available in winIDEA toolbar.
SEGGER Toolbar Menu
SEGGER Options Window
In this window user can set various connection options, interface speeds, SWO settings, etc. Target device name can be input here directly, but it is recommended to use Select CPU dialog window.
It is recommended using this dialog window to select the target CPU you are using in your project.
Select Device Dialog Window
Additional tools and information can be found here that can be of help during development process or troubleshooting debug chain issues.
Useful information can be found in this window when troubleshooting debug chain issues.
J-Link Info Window
Information and extra setup options of the debug chain.
J-Link Control Panel
Note: J-Link Control Panel will only be available after you initialize debug chain.
Command will open J-Link log file in the default text editor. Log file must be enabled in the Segger -> Options… window. For explanation on contents of the log file see J-Link Software and Document Pack .
Command will launch J-Link command-line application. See J-Link Software and Document Pack for more information.
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