System Workbench

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System Workbench is an Eclipse-based IDE developed by the AC6 in partnership with ST.

System Workbench setup for J-Link debug probe

The setup for debugging your target with J-Link probes is exactly the same as for an Eclipse IDE project. For further information on how to setup your debugging environment please see Eclipse Setup or System Workbench STM32 j-Link Setup.


RTOS plugin setup in System Workbench

If you already have a running project with freeRTOS or embOS and you wish to add Thread-Aware support you can simply add the plugin to the command line.

Commandline options can be specified by editing the field Other options:

  • Open Run | Debug Configurations...
  • On the left side, select the used Debug configuration in the group GDB SEGGER J-Link Debugging
  • Switch to the tab Debugger
  • Add in Other options you can add -rtos GDBServer/RTOSPlugin_FreeRTOS if you are using FreeRTOS or -rtos GDBServer/RTOSPlugin_embOS if you are using embOS marked below

These plugins can be found under any J-Link installation folder: GDBServer\RTOSPlugin_embOS.dll and GDBServer\RTOSPlugin_FreeRTOS.dll

Thread-aware example for System Workbench

Furthermore, in the below link you may find a Thread-aware example using J-Link freeRTOS plugin under Eclipse. This example was generated with ST CubeMX and works out-of-the-box.

J-Link FreeRTOS Thread-Aware Example Link

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Thread-Aware output example under FreeRTOS with J-Link probes and RTOS plugin.

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