Debugger Problems

Wolfgang Denk wd at
Mon Nov 6 20:39:11 EST 2000

In message <3A06703F.6D5DBB23 at> you wrote:
> I want to port the Monta Vista Linux Kernel on our
> customspecific board. I want to use the EST Debugger

Which firmware are you running on your board? Do you know  about  the
PPCBoot project (

> from Windriver, but there are some problems with using
> the MMU, specially while debugging the startup code.

Did you check the Embedded PowerPC HOWTO at ?

> Is there anybody with experience
> in using the EST Debugger with Linuxcode ?

Can you explain what "some problems" means?

One typical problem in bad intialization of the Debug Even  Register;
make sure DER is set to 0x2002000F or similar before starting Linux.

Wolfgang Denk

Software Engineering:  Embedded and Realtime Systems,  Embedded Linux
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