Gdb Multiarch Installation


This page provides information on how to install the version of gdb which supports multiple architectures. This version is needed
so you can run gdb on a host Linux machine and debug an ARM application running on the AM57x target.

Installation Instructions

Perform the following in order to install the needed version of gdb.

$ sudo apt-get install gdb-multiarch binutils-multiarch

This installs the indicated packages. You will need to tell the IDE in use that the gdb executable is located at:



You now have the gdb debugger installed which can support multiple architectures and can follow the examples regarding building and debugging Linux user-level applications.

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