[Linux-Xtensa] Running linux in xtensa simulator

Piet Delaney pdelaney at tensilica.com
Tue Dec 6 13:54:34 PST 2011


Mahavir Prasad wrote:
> Hello Piet,
>
> I tried running linux using xt-gdb by following wiki instruction. 
> However, since we don't have license for the turbo mode, I am getting 
> following error (detailed log is at the end of the mail):
>     License checkout failed: License server system does not support 
> this feature.
>     Feature:       XT_ISS_TURBO
>
> So, I tried running linux without turbo mode. I changed "target sim 
> --turbo --memlimit=128"  to "target sim  --memlimit=128". However, 
> there is no response for very long (around 5-7 min) after giving the 
> run command in xt-gdb.
>
> Could you please let me know whether it is possible to run linux in 
> xt-gdb without turbo mode?
*Hi Mahavir:

I'm looking into your problem and will get back to you shortly; 
hopefully later today.

-piet
*
>
> Thanks and Regards,
> Mahavir
>
>
> ================================================
> mahavir at mahavir-desktop:~/Desktop/lahaina/git_checkout/lah_build$ 
> xt-gdb build-iss1/arch/xtensa/boot/Image.elf
> GNU gdb 6.8 Xtensa Tools 9.0.1
> Copyright (C) 2008 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
> License GPLv3+: GNU GPL version 3 or later 
> <http://gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html>
> This is free software: you are free to change and redistribute it.
> There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.  Type "show copying"
> and "show warranty" for details.
> This GDB was configured as "--host=i686-pc-linux-gnu 
> --target=xtensa-elf"...
> (xt-gdb) target sim --turbo --memlimit=128
> Connected to the simulator.
> (xt-gdb) symbol-file build-iss1/vmlinux
> Load new symbol table from 
> "/home/mahavir/Desktop/lahaina/git_checkout/lah_build/build-iss1/vmlinux"? 
> (y or n) y
> Reading symbols from 
> /home/mahavir/Desktop/lahaina/git_checkout/lah_build/build-iss1/vmlinux...done.
> (xt-gdb) run
> Starting program: 
> /home/mahavir/Desktop/lahaina/git_checkout/lah_build/build-iss1/arch/xtensa/boot/Image.elf 
>
> Starting the ISS simulator.
> warning: Connection timed out to ISS. Retrying...
> warning: Connection timed out to ISS. Retrying...
> License checkout failed: License server system does not support this 
> feature.
> Feature:       XT_ISS_TURBO
> License path:  
> 1705 at nfs2:/home/mahavir/Desktop/tensilicaLicenseServer.txt:/home/mahavir/Desktop/lahaina/xtensa/XtDevTools/install/tools/RD-2011.1-linux/XtensaTools/Tools/lic/license.dat:
> FLEXnet Licensing error:-18,147
> For further information, refer to the FLEXnet Licensing documentation,
> available at "www.macrovision.com <http://www.macrovision.com>".
> ( TurboXim   ) *ERROR* Unable to get license
> ( exit       ) exit requested from context 'TurboXim' ( rc = -1 )
> ( main       ) *WARNING* fatal error(s) caught ( rc = -1 )
> Cannot read port number back from ISS
> (xt-gdb)
> ================================================================ 

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