Debugger status output window in AS7 ?

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I started using Atmel Studio 7 with EDBG and J-Link debuggers for ATSAME70-XPLD board. Everything works from the start but why there is no debugger tool output messages to the output window ( not related to the code output redirection during the debug but only status messages from the debugger tool  )? None of debuggers show their messages in the output window during the debug. So far I see only the compiler's output in the Output Window.

Is there another window to see it? Or is there a setup options which I haven't found so far ?

When working in Eclipse with J-Link I always get to see the status report from the tool during the start of the debug session and closing the session, etc...

Any advice please?

 

 

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Last Edited: Tue. Jul 9, 2019 - 02:14 PM
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If you want to see everything, go to Tools/Options/Tools and set 'Enable diagnostic logging' to true, then go to Tools/Options/Status Management and set the level to Info (or diagnostic or ... something like that). Then you'll get more categories in the output window to look at..

 

Then the question, what do you actually want to see?

:: Morten

 

(yes, I work for Atmel, yes, I do this in my spare time, now stop sending PMs)

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Thank you  Morten. I set the options accordingly. Output window closes when Debug with breakpoints is loading. I open then Output window to show "tool" or "Debug" outputs but nothing is there. The same with both EDBG and J-Link probes.

What I want to see is the J-Link message reporting the process of querying the target, checking the specs, then uploading and if anything is wrong I know exactly what it is from these messages .

Eclipse shows those message in general Output window. In AS7 I guess it suppose to be "Tool" in Output Window but it shows nothing. I can see "Backend Agent" messages only (probably GDB server) but this is not the same as Probe reporting ...

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We don't show the JLink messages, the 'low level' info is the backend agent (TCF server to be precise).
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If you want the JLink log, then can't you open the JLink thingy that appears on the task bar once a connection is made? (Blue/Green Segger icon). Either that or you can configure JLink to output it's own log file using the JLink control panel.

:: Morten

 

(yes, I work for Atmel, yes, I do this in my spare time, now stop sending PMs)

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This explains thoroughly the issue. Atmel does not pass J-link outputs to the Output window and this probably is not even needed cause as you pointed, I just open the J-link Control Panel from the tasks icon and it shows everything in the log.  Now I came to understand that this output I was using from TrueStudio/Eclipse was in fact a TrueStudio plugin channeling J-link messages into the Output window of Eclipse . But, indeed, J-link Control Panel has even more information about the probe.

Thank you very much - this issue has been solved.

Sincerely

Vlad