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Unbrick and update a J-Link V8 clone

You can buy a Segger JTAG J-Link clone for few USD on ebay, aliexpress, dx, ...

If you try to update its firmware with the official Segger tool, you'll brick the probe.

Don't worry, smart people have already put a checklist to restore a working firmware and even update it to the latest official version. I just put all the needed info into one single page.

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Winpdb with Python3

You need to have python2.7 installed.

  1. Apply patch

  2. Start Winpdb using python2
  3. Start rpdb2 using python3
  4. Attach the newly created debugger to Winpdb.