I would try to tell my complex problem in short words...
I am developing some programs (boot, firmware) for my own devices/circuits with SAM S70 MCUs. I used Atmel Studio 7 (+Atmel ICE tool with SWD) and got familiar with it but until now I've faced hundreds of problems (speed, fuctionality, bugs and debug failures) and now it's enough. I need to port all of my programs under a usable IDE.
One hard thing that I have to do it in quite short time. I downloaded the evaulation version of both Keil uVision (MDK 5 or such) and IAR but there are no example projects at all for SAM (Atmel/Microchip) devices. So I can't figure out in short time how to convert my working "linker scripts" under these new IDEs and compilers. (And possibly other issues later which I don't see yet.) Is there any solution, how-to document, guide or anything that helps doing all such things under Keil or IAR? I don't need to fully learn it, they should only work (as do now). Later I will have time to learn everything else or new things. Currently I don't even know which IDE would fit for me the best.
Some technical info:
If I had some low level examples for any of the IDEs (eg. a TCM example) I might do the porting in a week. Please help me where could it gather some info on this!
ps.: the final straw about AS7 was the following: I can download and run+debug the firmware program into one device, which does not start at the start of the flash memory, so VTOR is overridden by the tool. It works as intended. But EXACTLY THE SAME does not work for the other device... (only for one special "reset strategy"). Despite the two MCUs are exactly the same from the point of view of SWD. ???
There are software packs available for this device which includes example init code and other functions. Please send me a private message or email (first.last<at>arm.com) and we can arrange a demo or other.
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