CW-COLDFIRE-LINUX: CodeWarrior® Development Studio for ColdFire® Architectures: Linux® Editions (Classic IDE) v2.5



CodeWarrior® Development Studio for ColdFire® Architectures: Linux

CodeWarrior<sup>&#174;</sup> Development Studio for ColdFire<sup>&#174;</sup> Architectures: Linux

Supported Devices

  • MCF520X: Integrated ColdFire® V2 External Memory and Ethernet Microprocessors
  • MCF5227X: V2 Microprocessor with Touchscreen, LCD Controller and USB
  • MCF525X: Integrated ColdFire® V2 Microprocessor
  • MCF527X: ColdFire® V2 Integrated Microprocessor
  • MCF528X: Integrated ColdFire® V2 Ethernet, CAN and Flash Microcontrollers
  • MCF532X: ColdFire® V3 Microprocessor with LCD driver, Ethernet, USB and CAN
  • MCF537X: Coldfire V3 Microprocessor with Ethernet, USB and Encryption
  • MCF5445X: 32-bit Microprocessor with USB On-The-Go, Ethernet, PCI, DDR2/DDR controller and Encryption
  • MCF547X: ColdFire® V4 Microprocessor with Ethernet and Encryption
  • MCF548X: ColdFire® V4e Microcontroller with Ethernet, CAN and Encryption

System Requirements

  • 1.4 GHz Pentium® III-compatible processor or better
  • Microsoft Windows® XP/Vista
  • Red Hat® 9/Red Hat® Enterprise Linux 3.0/Linux 4.0/Linux 5.0*
  • 512 MB RAM (1 GB recommended)
  • 2 GB, plus space for projects and source code
  • CD/DVD-ROM drive for installation
  • (optional) USB port for communications with target hardware*
  • (optional) Ethernet port for communications with target hardware*
*Platform Edition only

Support Policy

  • Online help and documentation
  • Includes 12-month technical support
  • Free 30-day evaluation license available

Getting Started with CodeWarrior

"How to" Videos (Licensing)

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  • IDE version: 5.9
  • Host platforms
    • Microsoft® Windows XP/Vista
    • Red Hat 9, Red Hat® Enterprise Linux 3.0/Linux 4.0/Linux 5.0
  • Language support:
    • C/C ++
  • Build tools output formats:
    • ELF/DWARF 2.0
  • Host target interfaces:
    • Abatron BDI-2000/BDI-1000 HTI
    • P&E USB ColdFire Multilink Cable
    • P&E Cyclone MAX TCP/IP and USB
    • CodeWarrior USB TAP
    • CodeWarrior Ethernet TAP
    • CodeWarrior AppTRK