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VisualDSP3.5 & 2181 EZKIT

Question asked by exodius on Jun 5, 2011
Latest reply on Jul 18, 2011 by CraigG

UPDATE :

     I change the title to get more accurate with my problem so any1 could find it.

 

          Finaly, it looks like i'm in need to make a custom monitor for onboard flash, so i can fully use the VisualDSP software ver 3.0

          Please have a look at the latests treads !

 

Old posts below :

Hi !

 

I have a software problem for a board that was made long time ago with a ADSP-2185N.

That board was unused since a long time, and i want to use it for a simple filter, so it perfectly fit my new application.

 

I was using, years ago, the 2181 EZ Kit Lite, wich are dos tools, to compile and link the program. Those lend me a nice .EXE, then a third party loader software was used to send program to the dsp and run it.

 

I tryed recently VisualDSP++ 3.5, wich lends me .DXE file, so i used elf2aexe in the VisualDSP installation to convert the prog to .EXE

Load it in the board, the prog does not start. (Note : i use -legacy assembler option in project options)

 

Tryed again the old dos tools, wich lead me to use a dos box to use them, got a .EXE that works.

 

My problem is, to compile with old DOS tools, i have to send code on an old machine, compile, then get back to my computer to send code to dsp.

Tested with a sample sine generator code, because i'm starting new project, and want to make sure things are OK.

 

Any advice on how to get elf2aexe working ?

 

attached :

- C1sin.dsp     Main code

- SYSTEM.K     Include file from main

- C1SIN-WORKING.exe     generated with old dos tools

- C1SIN-NOTW.dxe     generated with visualdsp

- C1SIN-NOTW.exe     generated from above with elf2aexe

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