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Install Mingw

Step1: Download and install


Step 2:Add your

<MingW installation directory>/bin to windows path

Step3: O

pen command prompt and enter the command "gcc --version".

It should it version info. If it fails, then your installation is not correct.


Step1:Download FreeRTOS source code


Step2:Extract OR install in C drive

Install Eclipse

Step 1: Install eclipse

a. 32-bit http://www.eclipse.org/downloads/download.php?file=/technology/epp/downloads/release/neon/3/eclipse-cpp-neon-3-win32.zip

b. 64-bithttp://www.eclipse.org/downloads/download.php?file=/technology/epp/downloads/release/neon/3/eclipse-cpp-neon-3-win32-x86_64.zip

c. Extract OR install in C drive

Step 2: Adding remote debugging capability

a. Open eclipse application within your Eclipse installation directory.

b. As Eclipse starts up you will receive a prompt to enter a workspace location. For now, just accept the default location.

c. From the 'Help' menu, select 'Install New Software'

1.a. Enter

Neon - http://download.eclipse.org/releases/neon(for Neon)

Select -->mobile and device development

-->c/c++ GDB Hardware Debugging

Click next until you click "finish". Let it install the component

1.b. Enter

"http://archive.eclipse.org/tools/cdt/releases/europa" in "Work With" box, then click "Add"

2. It will take few seconds to load, then select "CDT optional Features" ->Eclipse C/C++ GDB hardware debugging

3. Click next until you click "finish". Let it install the component

Step 3: Add environment variable

a. Goto Windows -> preferences -> General -> workspace -> Linked resources

b. Click new button, Name = FreeRTOS_ROOT, Location: C:\FreeRTOSv9.0.0\FreeRTOS

Step 4: Import FreeRTOS demo project

a. File -> Import -> General -> Existing project into workspace -> Next

b. Enter "C:\RTOS\FreeRTOSv9.0.0\FreeRTOS\Demo\WIN32-MingW" and click Enter button, this lists the projects in the directory

c. Select "RTOSdemo" in Projects box and then click on "Finish"


Refrences: http://www.freertos.org/Eclipse.html

After installation, the window in Eclipse would look like the one shown below

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