Remote Debugging SDK as Downloadable Kernel Module

Short descriptions on how to use the SDK, the build environment and giving hints on some tricky issues.
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Remote Debugging SDK as Downloadable Kernel Module

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Requirements Compiling SDK for vxWorks Preparing the WindRiver Workbench for remote connection
  • Start the WindRiver Workbench and locate the "Remote Systems" tab on the lower left side of the Workbench.
  • Do a right click in this tab and select under "New Connection" the option "VxWorks 6.x->Wind River VxWorks 6.x Target Server Connection".
  • Set the option "Backend" to wdbrpc and add the correct remote address to the "Target name or address".
  • In the section "Kernel image" select the Kernel file via browsing and check the option "Bypass checksum comparison" (this is only for avoiding errors).
  • Click on Finish and connect to the remote system.
Preparing the Debug configurations
  • Locate the "Bug-symbol" on the upper symbole panel of the Workbench and click on the arrow to select the option "Debug Configurations".
  • Select the "VxWorks Kernel Task" and double click on it - a new entry point will be generated.
  • In the "General" section on the right side add the starting entry point (typically the main function of the SDK Demo Server).
  • Check the "Download" tab. There should be no entry.
  • Check the "Projects to Build" tab. There should be nothing selected.
  • All other options are default. Click "Apply".
  • Start Debugging - Find errors - Fix them

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