EMBEDDED ARM DEVELOPMENT USING ECLIPSE AND GCC - PART 2

Set up tools for Embedded ARM Development
ARM Development, GCC for ARM, ECLIPSE and GCC ARM INTERFACING, Setup tools for ARM, Free ARM Development Tools
INSTALLATION OF ZYLIN EMBEDDED CDT PLUGIN
For that we have to update eclipse IDE online.

For that go to help > software updates
Eclipse Sofware update
Now Software Updates and Add-ons window will open. This window updates eclipse online. Here we have to add Zylin website. For that Click on the Add Site button, present on the right side of window.
Eclipse update
And here give the path of http://opensource.zylin.com/zylincdt in Add Site window.
zylin cdt
Now zylincdt link will be added, select it and click on the install button. Zylin CDT plugin will be installed online.

Before doing rest of the work, Let us install gcc tools and on-chip debugger.
INSTALLATION OF ON-CHIP DEBUGGER
For that click on the openocd…exe file, this is present in the tools folder.
Installation will starts.
Click on Next to continue. After that license agreement window will appear, accept the license and click next to continue.
openocd
Now choose components you want to install. Better to choose all. Click on next
openocd setup
Choose the install location and Click on Next. In next step choose the location of shortcut to openOCD debugger. Click on next.
Installation of openOCD will start.

After completion of installation following window will appear on the screen.
openocd finish
Click on Finish to close this window.

Now it is time to check the installation.
Let us check make utility first.
For that type following command at command prompt.
c:\> make -version
If it is installed properly then following will be the result:
If there is an error, means either make utility is not installed or it is not in your PATH environment variable.


Now let us check installation of On-Chip Debugger.
For that run following command at command prompt

openocd-ftd2xx -h

If it is installed properly then following will be the result:
If there is an error, means either openOCD  utility is not installed or it is not in your PATH environment variable.
INSTALLING ARM GNU TOOLS OR YAGARTO TOOLS

Now we have to install YAGARTO. Click on yagarto-xxxgccxxx.exe present in tools directory.
Following window will appear on the screen.
yagarto setup
Click on Next to continue.

In next step
accept the license and keep continuing.

In this point select all, and click next.
At this point we have to choose path of  destination folder. And click Next

At this step choose location of shortcut we can click on install button. Installation process will start and in few minutes it will be installed. After the installation it is time to test it.

For that run following command at command prompt

arm-elf-gcc --version

If it is installed properly then following will be the result:
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If there is an error, means either YAGARTO is not installed or it is not in your PATH environment variable.

Up to now all the tools are installed properly.

In next coming article we will see how to use this toolchin to create project and doing debugging.
This article is in continuation with previous article ( PART1: Installation of Eclipse). In this part we will see how to install Zylin Plugin, On-hip Debugger and GNU ARM Tools.
 
 
 
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