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Achim O.

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Date of registration: Sep 13th 2017

Posts: 7

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Thursday, September 14th 2017, 4:38pm

[SOLVED] Embedded Studio crashes on VMware VM

I am using Embedded Studio 3.26a on a VMware virtual machine running Ubuntu 16.04. The host computer runs Windows 7-64 bit and VMware Player 12.

When my J-Link is connected to the VM via USB, Embedded Studio crashes during start-up.

When the J-Link is not USB-connected to the VM, Embedded Studio uses it via LAN (it's a Pro), and that works fine, but it doesn't use my license this way.

I understand why the J-Link does not expose its licenses to LAN clients, but how can I use a USB J-Link with a VM?

Thank you,
Achim

SEGGER - Nino

Super Moderator

Date of registration: Jan 2nd 2017

Posts: 1,048

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Monday, September 18th 2017, 11:17am

Hello Achim,

Thank you for your inquiry.
Such a behaviour is not known to us.
I tried to reproduce the issue you were seeing, but Embedded Studio was starting just fine in the Ubuntu VM while my J-Link PRO was connected to it via USB.

Have you installed the J-Link Software Package in your Linux VM? https://www.segger.com/downloads/jlink/

Are you using some kind of USB-Hub? Does the issue resolve when you connect directly to your PC without any hub in between?

Best regards,
Nino
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Achim O.

Beginner

Date of registration: Sep 13th 2017

Posts: 7

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Tuesday, September 19th 2017, 3:32pm

Hello Nino, thank you very much, you helped me out.

I think it was the software package. After installing it and rebooting the workstation, it works fine now.

Best regards,
Achim

SEGGER - Nino

Super Moderator

Date of registration: Jan 2nd 2017

Posts: 1,048

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Tuesday, September 19th 2017, 3:35pm

Hello Achim,

Great to hear that you are up and running again.
I will consider this case as closed now.

Best regards,
Nino
Please read the forum rules before posting: Forum Rules

Keep in mind, this is not a support forum. Its main purpose is user to user interaction.
Our engineers will try to answer your questions between their projects if possible but this can be delayed by longer periods of time.
Should you be entitled to support contact us per e-mail.
The following contact form can be used for this: https://www.segger.com/about-us/contact-us/