JTAG emulator for MPC8548E (v2)

Wolfgang Denk wd at denx.de
Thu Jan 25 07:49:44 EST 2007

In message <200701240857.19428.laurent.pinchart at technotrade.biz> you wrote:
> The new unit works *mostly* fine. No debugging issue (not that I use it that 
> much anyway, now that the board boots Linux), but still a flash programming 
> issue. Programming the target parallel NOR flash works in slow JTAG mode, but 
> not in faster mode using the internal workspace. I reported the problem 

This may as well be a misconfiguration in your config file, like
setting wrong flash timings.

> several months ago and still haven't received any solution. It might not be 
> Abatron's fault, the French distributor might not have reported the problem 
> to them. Abatron people speak German only, and will not respond to e-mails 
> written in English (nor will they talk to you on the phone, they just hang 
> up).

I cannot confirm this. On contrary. Abatron's support is one  of  the
best  I've  ever  seen,  and I have seen a few. And of course you can
send messages in  English  to  support at abatron.ch,  and  you  do  get
replies.  And  they  do  answer  the phone (in German and in English,

> The BDI-2000 is a nice product, but has a few bugs, is IMHO overprized and has 
> one of the worst support service I've had to deal with.

Hm... we have about 15 such devices in daily use. I don't doubt  your
report, but you must have had really bad luck. This is NOT the normal
situation with Abatron or the BDI.

Best regards,

Wolfgang Denk

Software Engineering:  Embedded and Realtime Systems,  Embedded Linux
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