SUPPORT

SYNOPSYS DESIGNWARE® ARC® TOOLS SUPPORT PAGE

This page provides you with useful information and software downloads for the Ashling Opella-XD for ARC and Ultra-XD for ARC debug and trace tools which support Synopsys DesignWare® ARC® Processors.

Please contact our Technical Support team if you need help on Ashling hardware or software tools.

TECHNICAL DOCUMENTS

Ashling ARC Tools Overview
Ashling Product Brief APB177 provides a getting started guide, tools overview and shows the recommended target debug (JTAG) connections.

Using Ultra-XD Trace Probe Connector for Synopsys DesignWare Processors with MetaWare Debugger
Ashling Product Brief APB219 provides an introduction to using the Ultra-XD Trace Probe with the Synopsys MetaWare Debugger.

WHITE PAPER on Real-time trace – a better way to debug embedded applications
This joint Ashling and Synopsys whitepaper presents the concept of debugging with ‘real-time trace’ hardware assistance and shows its benefits, including how it can vastly reduce the amount of time needed to track down problems in the code. The paper also introduces the other benefits available with a real-time trace system, such as hot-spot profiling and code coverage.

VIDEO on Debugging with ARC Real-Time Trace
In this video you can watch Tom Pennello, Principal R&D Engineer at Synopsys explain how to use Ultra-XD for Trace Capture, Trace Filtering, Program Profiling and Trace Replay for single and multi-core based systems
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DOWNLOADS

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Ultra-XD-ARC Driver Software, v1.0.3, 13th August 2019

New Features in this release

1. Added Autolock and DDR Trace support

Opella-XD ARC Software. v1.2.8, 23-Feb-2020 (32-bit (x86) Windows binaries)

New Features in this release

1. 32-bit(x86) and 64-bit(x64) Opella-XD software binaries now available. MetaWare Development Toolkit 64-bit binaries are available from v2019.12 onwards only (64-bit binaries are stored in MetaWare\arc\bin64).

2. RTCK timeout settings are now configurable from the Opella-XD configuration interface.

3. Improved scan-chain auto-detect feature.

4. libusb in Windows now updated to version 1.0.23 (the Opella-XD USB driver will be automatically updated during Windows install).

5. Linux CentOS 7 (32-bit and 64-bit) now supported (see user manual for installation details).

6. User manual updated.

Opella-XD ARC Software. v1.2.8, 23-Feb-2020 (32-bit (x86) Linux binaries)

New Features in this release

1. 32-bit(x86) and 64-bit(x64) Opella-XD software binaries now available. MetaWare Development Toolkit 64-bit binaries are available from v2019.12 onwards only (64-bit binaries are stored in MetaWare\arc\bin64).

2. RTCK timeout settings are now configurable from the Opella-XD configuration interface.

3. Improved scan-chain auto-detect feature.

4. libusb in Windows now updated to version 1.0.23 (the Opella-XD USB driver will be automatically updated during Windows install).

5. Linux CentOS 7 (32-bit and 64-bit) now supported (see user manual for installation details).

6. User manual updated.

Opella-XD ARC Software. v1.2.8, 23-Feb-2020 (64-bit (x64) Windows binaries)

New Features in this release

1. 32-bit(x86) and 64-bit(x64) Opella-XD software binaries now available. MetaWare Development Toolkit 64-bit binaries are available from v2019.12 onwards only (64-bit binaries are stored in MetaWare\arc\bin64).

2. RTCK timeout settings are now configurable from the Opella-XD configuration interface.

3. Improved scan-chain auto-detect feature.

4. libusb in Windows now updated to version 1.0.23 (the Opella-XD USB driver will be automatically updated during Windows install).

5. Linux CentOS 7 (32-bit and 64-bit) now supported (see user manual for installation details).

6. User manual updated.

Opella-XD ARC Software. v1.2.8, 23-Feb-2020 (64-bit (x64) Linux binaries)

New Features in this release

1. 32-bit(x86) and 64-bit(x64) Opella-XD software binaries now available. MetaWare Development Toolkit 64-bit binaries are available from v2019.12 onwards only (64-bit binaries are stored in MetaWare\arc\bin64).

2. RTCK timeout settings are now configurable from the Opella-XD configuration interface.

3. Improved scan-chain auto-detect feature.

4. libusb in Windows now updated to version 1.0.23 (the Opella-XD USB driver will be automatically updated during Windows install).

5. Linux CentOS 7 (32-bit and 64-bit) now supported (see user manual for installation details).

6. User manual updated.

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