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AR# 13700

*Obsolete* 4.2i iMPACT - "ERROR:Bitstream:44 - PromGen option -b (Disable Byte Mirroring) specified for serial PROM..."

Description

Keywords: iMPACT, bit stream, bitstream, 44, PromGen, -b, hex, swap, mirroring

Urgency: Standard

General Description:
When I try to create PROM .HEX files with "swap bits" checked, iMPACT reports the following error message:

"ERROR:Bitstream:44 - PromGen option -b (Disable Byte Mirroring) specified for serial PROM 'prom'. This option should not be used if the PROM file is to be used to program any PROM."

Solution

This problem is fixed in the latest 4.2i Service Pack, available at:
http://support.xilinx.com/support/techsup/sw_updates
The first service pack containing the fix is 4.2i Service Pack 1.
AR# 13700
Date Created 01/25/2002
Last Updated 09/26/2005
Status Archive
Type General Article