RealView ® Debugger EssentialsGuide

Version 3.0

Table of Contents

About this book
Intended audience
Using this book
Typographical conventions
Further reading
Feedback on RealView Debugger
Feedback on this book
1. About RealView Debugger
1.1. RealView Debugger
1.1.1. RealView Debugger concepts and terminology
1.2. About the debugging environment
1.2.1. Components of RealView Debugger
1.2.2. Target Access interface
1.2.3. Persistence information
1.3. Debugging mode
1.4. The RealView Debugger documentation suite
2. Changes to RealView Debugger
2.1. Changes between RealView Debugger v3.0 andv1.8
2.1.1. TrustZone support
2.1.2. Thumb-2EE Support
2.1.3. OS support
2.1.4. Trace, Analysis, and Profiling
2.1.5. RealView Simulator Broker support
2.1.6. Multi-ICE direct connect
2.1.7. Simulator support
2.1.8. Changes to the GUI
2.1.9. Changes to the CLI commands and predefinedmacros
2.1.10. Updated documentation
2.2. Getting more information online
3. Getting Started with RealView Debugger
3.1. How to use the tutorial
3.2. Starting the tutorial
3.3. Starting RealView Debugger
3.4. Connecting to a debug target
3.4.1. How to display the Connection Controlwindow
3.4.2. Elements of the Connection Controlwindow
3.4.3. Making a connection
3.5. Loading an image ready for debugging
3.5.1. Loading an image directly
3.5.2. Loading multi-image applications toa single debug target
3.6. Setting a simple breakpoint
3.7. Running the image
3.7.1. Continuing the tutorial
3.8. Unloading an image
3.8.1. How to explicitly unload an image
3.9. Disconnecting from a target
3.10. Exiting RealView Debugger
3.10.1. Closing down RealView Debugger
3.10.2. Reconnecting to a target
3.11. Cleaning up after the tutorial
3.12. Localizing the RealView Debugger interface
3.12.1. Font recommendations
3.12.2. Procedure summary
3.12.3. Configuring the internationalizationsettings
3.12.4. Configuring the pane views
3.13. Saving a debugging session
3.13.1. Workspace
3.13.2. Startup file
3.13.3. History file
A. About Previous Releases
A.1. Changes between RealView Debugger v1.8 andv1.7
A.1.1. Updated documentation
A.1.2. Trace, Analysis, and Profiling
A.1.3. Support for gcc built images
A.1.4. Changes to the GUI
A.1.5. Changes to the CLI
A.1.6. RealView ARMulator ISS support
A.1.7. RealMonitor support
A.2. Changes between RealView Debugger v1.7 andv1.6.1
A.2.1. Updated documentation
A.2.2. Advanced debugging facilities
A.2.3. RealView ARMulator ISS
A.2.4. Trace, Analysis, and Profiling
A.2.5. Enhanced RTOS support
A.2.6. New GUI elements

List of Tables

3.1. Font recommendations

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Revision History
Revision A April2002 RealView Debugger v1.5 release
Revision B September2002 RealView Debugger v1.6 release
Revision C February2003 RealView Debugger v1.6.1 release
Revision D September2003 RealView Debugger v1.6.1 release for RVDSv2.0
Revision E January2004 RealView Debugger v1.7 release for RVDS v2.1
Revision F December2004 RealView Debugger v1.8 release for RVDS v2.2
Revision G May2005 RealView Debugger v1.8 SP1 release for RVDSv2.2 SP1
Revision H March 2006 RealViewDebugger v3.0 release for RVDS v3.0
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