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AR# 14434

*Obsolete* 4.1i iMPACT - A chain containing XC18V01 and XCV50E devices reports "ERROR:iMPACT:477 - The BSDL for device 'UNKNOWN' is out of date..."


Keywords: iMPACT, BSDL, SystemAce, MPM, initialize, chain

Urgency: Standard

General Description:
When I attempt to initialize a JTAG chain that contains an XC18V01 and an XCV50E, the iMPACT software reports the following errors in the log window:

"Checking for System Ace MPM device...
Validating chain...
Error: iMPACT:477 - The BSDL for device 'UNKNOWN' is out of date. Please check your installation.
Error: iMPACT:490 - Boundary-scan chain validation terminated."


This will only affect JTAG chains that contain an XC18V01 device and an XCV50E device (in that order). You may safely ignore these errors, and the devices will be successfully targeted.

This problem is fixed in the latest 4.2i Service Pack, available at:
The first service pack containing the fix is 4.2i Service Pack 3.
AR# 14434
Date Created 04/09/2002
Last Updated 12/27/2005
Status Archive
Type General Article