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Issue No.03 - May-June (2008 vol.25)
pp: 258-267
Rolf Kühnis , Nokia
Bart Vermeulen , NXP Semiconductors
Gary Swoboda , Texas Instruments
ABSTRACT
This article presents an overview of the goals and activities of five debug standardization bodies: the Nexus 5001, MIPI (Mobile Industry Processor Interface) Test and Debug, IEEE P1149.7, IEEE P1687, and OCP-IP (Open Core Protocol International Partnership) Debug working groups. The article also describes the relation between these various activities and discusses their standardization plans for the near future.
INDEX TERMS
debug standardization, silicon debug, software debug, performance analysis, debug interfaces, debugger tools
CITATION
Rolf Kühnis, Jeff Rearick, Bart Vermeulen, Gary Swoboda, "Overview of Debug Standardization Activities", IEEE Design & Test of Computers, vol.25, no. 3, pp. 258-267, May-June 2008, doi:10.1109/MDT.2008.81
REFERENCES
1. The Nexus 5001 Forum Standard for a Global Embedded Processor Debug Interface, v2.0, Nexus 5001 Forum, 2003; http://www.nexus5001.org/stieee_isto_5001_2003.pdf .
2. "MIPI Test and Debug Interface Framework," v3.2, white paper, MIPI Test and Debug Working Group, Apr. 2006; http://www.mipi.org/docsmipi_tdwg_whitepaper_v3_2.pdf .
3. "MIPI Alliance Test and Debug - NIDnT-Port," v1.0, white paper, MIPI Test and Debug Working Group, Jan. 2007; http://www.mipi.org/docsmipi_tdwg_whitepaper_nidnt_v1_0.pdf .
4. IEEE P1149.7, Draft Standard for Reduced-Pin and Enhanced-Functionality Test Access Port and Boundary Scan Architecture, IEEE, 2008; http://grouper.ieee.org/groups/11497.
5. IEEE P1687 IJTAG, Draft Standard for Access and Control of Instrumentation Embedded within a Semiconductor Device, IEEE, 2008; http://grouper.ieee.org/groups/1687index.html .
6. N. Stollon, B. Uvacek, and B. Laurenti, "Standard Debug Interface Socket Requirements for OCP-Compliant SoC," white paper, OCPIP Debug Working Group, Mar. 2007; http://www.ocpip.org/socketwhitepapers.
7. "OCP-IP and NEXUS Announce Collaboration on Industry Standard Debug Efforts," press release, OCP-IP and Nexus 5001 Forum, Aug. 2007; http://www.ocpip.org/pressroom/releases/ 2007_press_releasesOCP_Nexus.pdf.
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