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Getting Started with DS-MDK

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DS-MDK getting Started Guide

The Getting Started Guide describes the installation of DS-MDK and the complete workflow from starting microcontroller and Linux projects to debugging them on hardware.

Download DS-MDK 5.27

 Download DS-MDK

Note Note: ARM DS-MDK requires a valid FlexNet license to be used. Please refer to this page for further information.

Note Note: If you have a FlexNet license, please use the following PSN to download the software: MQQGL-0XDB4-HUG44

What's New in DS-MDK 5.27

  • DS-MDK can now be installed standalone and does no longer require an existing MDK installation.
  • Extended DS-MDK host support for Linux platforms.
  • Updated ARM Compiler 6 to version 6.7 and ARM Compiler 5 to version 5.06u5, adding support for latest processors, optimisations and bug fixes.
  • Extended support to NXP VF5x and VF6x devices.

Host Computer Requirements

DS-MDK is supported on the following host platforms and service packs:

  • Windows 10, 64-bit
  • Windows 7 Professional Service Pack 1, 64-bit
  • Windows 7 Enterprise Service Pack 1, 64-bit
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Workstation, 64-bit
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 Workstation, 64-bit
  • Ubuntu Desktop Edition 12.04 LTS, 64-bit
  • Ubuntu Desktop Edition 14.04 LTS, 64-bit

Supported Development Boards

Pre-built Linux images and instructions on how to build a custom image are available for these boards:

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