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Porting STMCube project example to run on Coocox ide

Question asked by BareMetal on Jul 25, 2015
Latest reply on Aug 6, 2015 by BareMetal
I am new to ARM and I really want to learn about it. I have the STM32F429ZI discovery board and  I have decided to use gcc with Coocox IDE.

I tried to port one of the sample project, STemWin_HelloWorld, that accompanies the STM32Cube software (version  STM32Cube_FW_F4_V1.6.0). I managed to get the project to compile, link then generate the executable file, but when I run it on the board it hits the famous "Hard Fault" exception. I debugged and found out that the problem occurs when the following method is called:


This method is located on line 384 of the stm32f429i_discovery_sdram.c file. I have no idea why this problem is happening. I have tested the same project with the same files on EWARM and it works perfectly but no luck to make it work on Coocox IDE. I suspect it might be a problem with the linker file but like I said am new to ARM and I don't know much about the architecture.

I don't know if anyone has tried it and had the same problem.

I will be glad if you could share some ideas and experience on this.