Debugger is failing to start with a time out


In case you get only this information in the view of Eclipse or Momentics IDE named Debug:

Thread[0] 1 <symbol is not available>

The corresponding source is displayed as:

No source available for “”

[View Disassembly …]

The launch of the target is terminated by a time out.

If you are hit by the above scenario, check the following things:

  1. Executable for the target is compiled for Debugging, e.g. -g is used for the gcc/qcc. Clean the project when changing the build options.
  2. If you are using Momentics IDE Tau, verify that you are using the latest qconn and the latest gdb. As described on you get the latest qconn from
  3. The latest GDB version for QNX is as described on the Wiki available from

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