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ULINK2 User's Guide

The ULINK2 User's Guide describes the Keil ULINK®2 USB-JTAG Interface Adapter and contains detailed instructions for the hardware and software configuration. ULINK2 is a small hardware adapter that connects the USB port of the PC to the JTAG or OCDS debugging port of the target hardware. Use ULINK2 to:

  • Debug and test programs on target hardware.
  • Program on-chip or external Flash memory of many devices.

This book contains the following chapters:

  • Introduction gives an overview of the ULINK2 USB-JTAG Adapter features, requirements, limitations, supported devices, and CoreSight™ Technology.
  • Hardware Description describes the ULINK2 Adapter components, and the start and reset sequences.
  • Setup ULINK2 shows the ULINK2 connection interfaces, how to install ULINK2, and the configuration settings needed to debug on ARM or Cortex-M devices.
  • Setup Flash Programming describes the Flash download configuration and explains how to create a new Flash Programming Algorithm. Lists the existing Flash algorithms.
  • Using ULINK2 describes how to download and debug programs on target devices, and explains target chaining.
  • Configure Cortex-M Devices for Tracing explains the settings needed for enabling trace by means of certain devices.
  • µVision Windows shows the trace capturing and displaying capabilities of ULINK2, and the µVision windows used to visualize and analyze data.
  • Troubleshooting Guide a step-by-step guide to locate potential errors.
  • Appendix with information about error messages and a troubleshooting guide.

Revision History

  • August 2015: Real-Time Agent obsolete. Documentation removed
  • February 2013:
    Troubleshooting Guide added.
    Trace Exceptions window updated.
    Event Counters window updated.
    Utilities for ULINK2 added.
    Debug Driver Configuration adapted for CMSIS-DAP.
  • July 2012: Support of debugging multi-core devices. Refer to SW Device.
  • January 2011: Documentation adapted to µVision4 look and feel.
  • May 2010: Configure Cortex-M Devices for Tracing added.
  • April 2010: Appendix with error messages added.
  • November 2006: Initial revision.

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