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debuggin baremetal Hello from hps program

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I am trying to run an arm based bare-metal application on de1-soc.

I am using quartus prime 18.1 and arm ds5 for this purpose.

After creating system design in platform designer, I have followed the following tutorial for debugging in arm ds 5.

SOCS with ARM DS 5 Tutorials:

but after running the debug command I am getting errors.

I have pasted the command windows content below for reference. 






Command window content in text:

Connected to running target Altera - Cyclone V SoC (Dual Core)
cd "F:\Qazis_documents\quartus_projects\ARM_projects\quartus_18\Baremetal\master_example_18\prj00\New folder"
Working directory "F:\Qazis_documents\quartus_projects\ARM_projects\quartus_18\Baremetal\master_example_18\prj00\New folder"
source /v "F:\Softwares\INTELquartus18\embedded\ds-5\sw\debugger\configdb\Scripts\"

No SYSID registers could be found. Has a peripheral description file been supplied?

source /v "F:\Qazis_documents\quartus_projects\ARM_projects\quartus_18\Baremetal\master_example_18\prj00\software\spl_bsp\preloader.ds"
+reset system
Target has been reset
Execution stopped in SVC mode due to a breakpoint or watchpoint: S:0x00000000
S:0x00000000 LDR pc,[pc,#24] ; [0x20] = 0xA8
WARNING(CMD315): Target is not running
+wait 5s
+set semihosting enabled 0
+loadfile "$sdir/uboot-socfpga/spl/u-boot-spl" 0x0
Loaded section .text: S:0xFFFF0000 ~ S:0xFFFF7A93 (size 0x7A94)
Loaded section .rodata: S:0xFFFF7A94 ~ S:0xFFFF958A (size 0x1AF7)
Loaded section .data: S:0xFFFF9590 ~ S:0xFFFFA463 (size 0xED4)
Entry point S:0xFFFF0000
+set debug-from *$entrypoint # Set start-at setting to address of $entrypoint
Starting target with image F:\Qazis_documents\quartus_projects\ARM_projects\quartus_18\Baremetal\master_example_18\prj00\software\spl_bsp\uboot-socfpga\spl\u-boot-spl
Running from entry point
Execution stopped in SVC mode at S:0xFFFF0000
In start.S
S:0xFFFF0000 39,0 _start: b reset
All user breakpoints deleted
+tbreak spl_boot_device
Breakpoint 2 at S:0xFFFF212C
on file spl.c, line 71
on file spl.c, line 81
+wait 60s
# in F:\Qazis_documents\quartus_projects\ARM_projects\quartus_18\Baremetal\master_example_18\prj00\software\spl_bsp\preloader.ds:45 while executing: wait 60s
! Wait for stopped timed out
ERROR(CMD656): The script F:\Qazis_documents\quartus_projects\ARM_projects\quartus_18\Baremetal\master_example_18\prj00\software\spl_bsp\preloader.ds failed to complete due to an error during execution of the script
disable 2
! Failed to disable breakpoint number 2
! Unable to delete breakpoint: Breakpoint [instructionSet=T32, softwareExecutionAddress=S:0xFFFF212C]
! Target is running, cannot access.


Screenshot of command window:



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Sorry that you ran into errors, the video seems to be old. 

We have an updated version of the baremetal tutorial, I have tested fine on my side following the steps thoroughly:

If you are still having issue with above, you may post your concerns here.