It doesn't have to be a Rev. 1.5 LaunchPad, but if you have an earlier rev, be sure to swap the RXD and TXD lines going to the emulator section if you're using it for serial comms with your G2553. Search in these forums for "A useful dongle for G2553s on the LaunchPad" for more info.
I don't think you said what C compiler you're using for the mcu code (assume mspgcc?). Since you're assuming a known configuration (LaunchPad), could you provide an mcu binary? (Intel Hex format seems most common, but almost anything else would be OK, too)
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