Here is what our support team said,
I don't understand why you cannot include these configuration and strings as
part of your application. (That way it will all be built into the same
S-record file). As far as the hurdles involved with the different language
strings, I have no idea how to do that. But, as far as putting constant
data into data flash memory, you should be able to use the Metrowerks linker
and compiler to be able to do that. As a matter of fact, in the next
upcoming release 5.0 of CodeWarrior, the compiler will have the ability to
create another section entitled .rodata (for read only data), which can
easily be mapped to data flash.
I wouldn't know how to do it if you have to append the S-record to your
Sorry I couldn't be of more help.
> I am going to use the serial bootloadere to load my application to
> DSP56F803. (Download the S-record File)
> I have only the serial Interface to connect with the PC.
> (I have read the AN1926)
> Now some Problems (perhaps very simple)
> But I like to use some Pages of Data Flash as Library (only for
> Configuration and Constant STRINGs (to work with an AN LCD). The
> Strings should be in different language, and on Page should be in
> English, one in German, one in French...
> At every page the strings should start at the same Memory Position
> (same "Subaddress")
> How can I build such a S-Record File and append it to the S-Record
> File (of my application) build from the Compiler? Are there any tools?
> Or should I write a secial application to write the Strings at the
> Position I like. And then, after I download and start the
> Flash-Prepare Application Reset and download the Application to work
> It is not very simple to make it.
> In AN1926 page 6 There is written that SDK 2.4 will include an
> Windows-Application to program DSP via JTAG port.
> I did not find any application.
> Should I clean my glasses or is there no application?
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