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[FAQ] 66AK2H12: GEL file Loading (DSP and ARM core) in K2H EVM

Part Number: 66AK2H12

How to load and run GEL file (For DSP and ARM core) in K2H EVM?


    Please follow the steps given in this FAQ to connect Target - K2H Board

    [FAQ] 66AK2H12: Target configuration in CCS for K2H - Processors forum - Processors - TI E2E support forums

    Please follow the steps shown in the video to load and run GEL file ( ARM and DSP core respectively) in CCS.

    DSP CORE :



    1. Follow this link ( Target Configuration Creation ) to create K2H configuration ("*.ccxml") file.
    2. In CCS Target configuration window, Select "Advanced" tab and select the DSP cores (named as "C66xx_0" for "core 0", In the same way there will be total of 8 cores).
    3. Select the Core and provide GEL file location on "Initialization script" text box.
    4. DSP gel file for K2H is located at "{CCS_INSTALLATION_FOLDER}/ccs/ccs_base/emulation/boards/xtcievmk2x/gel" and select "xtcievmk2x.gel".
    5. Select "Test Connection" to verify connection to core.
    6. In "Target Configuration" window, select configuration and right click to select "Launch Configuration".
    7. In "Debug" window, device will be launched. Now, select the core and give "Connect Target" to connect with core.
    8. In Console window,
      1. Version will be printed
      2. DDR3 and PLL configurations are set (These configurations will be set only on Core 0)
    9. Same steps should b followed for ARM GEL file loading
      1. GEL File :  "{CCS_INSTALLATION_FOLDER}/ccs/ccs_base/emulation/boards/xtcievmk2x/gel/xtcievmk2x_arm.gel"
      2. Cores will be named as "ARM_A15_x" where 'x' varies from 0 to 3.


    Rajarajan U