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AR# 18841

6.1i Data2MEM - Data2MEM does not complete successfully if the word "boot" is used anywhere in the path

Description

Keywords: boot, Data2BRAM, Data2MEM, error

Urgency: Standard

General Description:
If the word "boot" is used in the path or file name, Data2MEM issues the following error:

"ERROR:Data2MEM:37 - Illegal file or path name"

The following is an example command line that fails:

data2mem -bm implementation/system_bd -bt implementation/system.bit -bd boot/executable.elf tag bram_block_0 -o b implementation/download.bit

Solution

Do not include the word "boot" in the path or the file name.

This issue has been addressed in the latest 6.2i Service Pack, available at:
http://support.xilinx.com/xlnx/xil_sw_updates_home.jsp
The first service pack containing the fix is 6.2i Service Pack 3.
AR# 18841
Date Created 01/28/2004
Last Updated 04/28/2006
Status Archive
Type General Article