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Angel Boot monitor, can be replaced?

Started by Jack December 18, 2003
Hello

If I have a EB40A board from atmel and accidently delete the angel
debug monitor, will i be able to restore it? is the angel code
available to download?
> If I have a EB40A board from atmel and accidently delete the angel > debug monitor, will i be able to restore it? is the angel code > available to download?
You can get it from someone else who has the board, if nothing else... but why not make a backup immediately? You will need JTAG hardware to reflash the board if you destroy the flash contents.
Lewin A.R.W. Edwards <larwe@larwe.com> wrote:
>> If I have a EB40A board from atmel and accidently delete the angel >> debug monitor, will i be able to restore it? is the angel code >> available to download?
No but it's on the ARM Firmware Suite CD which was shipped with every ARM development board under the sun but probably not with your Atmel board. It shouldn't be difficult to obtain a copy though. Obviously you need a compiler.
> You will need JTAG hardware to reflash the board if you destroy the > flash contents.
Don't know about the Atmel boards but the ARM boards have a minmal monitor in ROM and you can reflash them using the serial port. -p -- "What goes up must come down, ask any system administrator --------------------------------------------------------------------
> No but it's on the ARM Firmware Suite CD which was shipped with every ARM > development board under the sun but probably not with your Atmel board. It
That CD doesn't come with the Atmel boards. Also I don't think generic code will run on them.
> > You will need JTAG hardware to reflash the board if you destroy the > > flash contents. > > Don't know about the Atmel boards but the ARM boards have a minmal monitor
If you blow away Angel, you blow away the boot monitor too. JTAG hardware is required.