KEIL MDK-ARM Version 5.27

  • [MDK installation]
    • With this MDK release the default directory for pack installation has been changed from C:\Keil_v5\ARM\PACK to %LOCALAPPDATA%\Arm\Packs.
    • The End User License Agreement is now unified across all Arm software development tools and links to product specific license information.
  • [uVision updated to V5.27.1.0]
    • Improved µVision multi-core debugging support using CMSIS-DAP and ULINK debug adapters. The first connected instance of the debugger is the master; every other instance now displays Client Mode in the status bar.
    • The System Analyzer shows statistical information for exceptions and Event Recorder events, for example Keil RTX5 thread switches.
    • The Event Statistics window shows thread execution statistics based on events from the RTOS.
    • µVision breakpoint management was extended with the action to Kill All Breakpoints in active Project and Kill All Breakpoints in Multi-Project Workspace.
    • Corrected: µVision set incorrect ERRORLEVEL when Flex license checkout fails.
  • [Arm Compiler included]
    • Included Arm Compiler 5 version 5.06u6 – same as in MDK version 5.26: see Release Notes for further details.
    • Updated Arm Compiler 6 to version 6.12: see Release Notes for further details.
  • [Software Packs included]
    • ARM – CMSIS 5.5.1
        li> The following folders have been removed:

        • The folder .\CMSIS\Lib\ has been superseded by .\CMSIS\DSP\Lib\.
        • The folder .\CMSIS\DSP_Lib\ has been superseded by .\CMSIS\DSP\.
      • The following folder is deprecated:
        • The folder .\CMSIS\Include\ has been superseded by .\CMSIS\DSP\Include\ and .\CMSIS\Core\Include\.
      • Updated: CMSIS-Core (Cortex-M) to version 5.2.0.
      • Updated: CMSIS-Driver to version 2.4.0.
        • Added specification for WiFi Driver API version 1.0.0-beta.
        • Added “Custom” components for project specific driver implementations.
      • Updated: CMSIS-RTOS2 to version 2.1.3.
        • Updated: Keil RTX5 to version 5.5.0
          • Updated and enhanced generated events (reorganized components).
          • Updated configuration (Event Recorder).
          • Updated Component Viewer (improved performance).
      • Updated: CMSIS-DSP_Lib to version 1.6.0.
        • Reworked DSP library source files and documentation.
        • Updated Arm DSP libraries using Arm Compiler 6.12 for improved performance.
        • Added component variants ‘Source’ and ‘Library’. ‘Library’ variant is selected by default.
        • Moved DSP libraries from .\CMSIS\Lib\ to .\CMSIS\DSP\Lib\.
    • Keil – MDK-Middleware 7.8.0
      • Added support for Arm Cortex-M1 based devices.
      • Added Event Recorder configuration in debug configuration.
      • Network Component v7.10.0
        • Added Virtual LAN (VLAN) support in the Ethernet interface.
        • Added dynamic port range settings in TCP and UDP sockets.
        • Improved Ethernet debugging.
      • USB Component 6.13.0
        • USB Host
          • Added unsupported state for a mounted device in the Component Viewer if no driver is available for this device.
          • Corrected EHCI driver for handling transfers larger than 16kB.
          • Corrected Component Viewer display when ARM Compiler 6 is used.
        • USB Device
          • Implement application specific behavior for a CDC ACM class by using the RNDIS protocol.
          • Increased the number of available CDC instances to 8.
    • Keil – Arm Compiler Extensions 1.6.1
  • [Cortex-M Architecture support]
    • Updated Fixed Virtual Platform (FVP) support to version 11.6.36 adding new models for:
      • MPS2_Cortex-M35P
      • MPS2_SecureCore-SC000
      • MPS2_SecureCore-SC300

      Note: some models added new parameters or updated parameter names. You may need to update project specific configuration files. Updated default configuration files are located in C:\Keil_v5\ARM\FVP\MPS2_Cortex-M or C:\Keil_v5\ARM\FVP\MPS2_AEMv8M.

  • [Target debugging]
    • Updated: STMicroelectronics ST-LINK debug driver to version 3.0.6.0.
      • ST-Link now supports Pack settings that access debug definitions provided in Software Packs.
      • NOTE: It might be required to update the ST-Link firmware using ST-LinkUpgrade.exe provided in the folder \Keil_v5\Arm\STLink.
    • Updated: Segger J-Link debug driver to version 6.44a.
    • Updated: NULink driver to version 2.06.6875.
  • [FlexNet Floating Licenses]
  • [Supported Operating Systems]
2019-04-29T14:21:14+00:00