10.1.4 The debug unit

The processor debug unit assists in debugging software running on the processor. You can use the processor debug unit, in combination with a software debugger program, to debug:
  • Application software.
  • Operating systems.
  • Hardware systems based on an ARM processor.
The debug unit enables you to:
  • Stop program execution.
  • Examine and alter process and coprocessor state.
  • Examine and alter memory and input/output peripheral state.
  • Restart the processor.
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