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
- Restart the processor.