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SWPACK: Support of heterogenous devices missing

Information in this knowledgebase article applies to:

  • MDK 5


The Pack Installer of MDK lists heterogenous devices, that combine an ARM® Cortex®-A based computer system and a Cortex-M microcontroller.

An example is the selection of the i.MX8 processor by NXP with the installation of the corresponding Device Family Pack NXP::MIMX8MD6_DFP:

I see my target listed at the Pack Installer. However, there is no i.MX8 target offered at µVision's device selection:


Heterogenous devices are not supported by the Microcontroller Development Kit (MDK).


Heterogenous devices will only be supported by the Arm Development Studio (Arm DS).


Last Reviewed: Sunday, July 7, 2019

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