MCF5200 Dev Environment

Wolfgang Denk wd at
Mon Nov 24 21:24:28 EST 2003

In message <001501c3b26d$459555e0$0d01a8c0 at IAN> you wrote:
> What GNU tools are available for the Motorola MCF5200 PowerPC processor.

We use the ppc_82xx packages of our ELDK which is available for free download.

> I presume somewhere there will be GCC, GDB, and all the other useful stuff ?

Sure. See for details.

> What tools exist for programming/debugging a board without dBug preloaded into flash ?


> P.S. I want to avoid paying £5000 for a dev kit with Code Warrior or Green Hills or similar.
> Thanks for any pointers in the right direction  ;-)

If you are going to do any serious work (kernel / driver development)
you will want a BDI2000 rather sooner than later anyway ;-)

Best regards,

Wolfgang Denk

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