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Trace for C5505 in CCSv4
Up until now I've been using CCS v18.104.22.168 on WinXP Pro SP3 with target TMS320C5505 EVM (Assy 510880 Rev E). Recently I've switched to CCS v4.1.0.02002 and have a question regarding a functionality found in CCSv3, which I haven't been able to work in CCSv4.
In CCSv3 there is Tools->"C55 Trace FIFO", and when looking for the same functionality in CCSv4, the closest I've found is Tools->Trace Control. However, when I select this menu entry, CCS tells me:
"Error: An error occurred connecting to Channel Server. Make sure this target supports tracing and it's connected. Native error message: "Channel server creation failed."
The target DO support tracing (as I said, I did it using CCv3 on the same 5505EVM board), and yes, it's connected. I can use normal debug functions just fine. The target is configured as:
Connection: "Spectrum Digital DSK-EVM-eZdsp onboard USB Emulator"
Board or device: "EVM5505"
There is no way to view the trace FIFO in CCSv4 at this time. The Trace Control item you found is for a different kind of tracing available on other devices.
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