This answer record describes how to add debug capability to the SDK flashwriter tool.
This solution discusses how to add debug functionsality to the flashwriter tool in SDK.
Note: This solution assumes that serial port exists in your HW and the BSP has been compiled with the STDOUT settings set to either UART, or a MDM (if UART is enabled on the MDM).
To set the STDOUT, go to Xilinx Tools -> Board Support Package Settings. Select your relevant BSP. Then, Under Overview -> standalone select stdout. Set this to your serial peripheral such as UARTLITE, or MDM.
To add the debug capability to the flashwriter tool, follow these steps: