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AR# 53086

14.3 - SDK - Debugging application fails for ELF files greater than 4 MB


When debugging applicationwith ELF files greater than 4 MB, the following error message is displayed on the SDK console:

"Unexpected error while launching program: Unexpected exception while copying binary to target"

How can I fix this?


This can be worked around by increasing the Debugger Timeout value in the SDK tools.

To do this, go to Window -> Preferences -> C/C++ -> Debug -> GDB MI

Then, increase the Debugger Timeout as shown below:


AR# 53086
Date 11/27/2012
Status Active
Type General Article
  • EDK - 14.1
  • EDK - 14.2
  • EDK - 14.3
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