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AR# 21296

7.1 EDK - "ERROR: Unable to connect to PowerPC target. Invalid Processor Version No 0x00000000" - XMD does not connect to PowerPC in FX40 and FX60 devices

Description

Keywords: EDK, XPS, XMD, PPC, FX40, FX60

Urgency: Hot

General Description:
After downloading a bitstream to the device using iMPACT H.38 and PAR IV cable and disconnecting the cable, I start XMD by opening a EDK Cygwin Shell and running "xmd".

When connecting to the cable using "connect ppc hw", I receive the following output:

XMD% connect ppc hw
Connecting to cable (Parallel Port - LPT1).
Checking cable driver.
Driver windrvr6.sys version = 6.2.2.2. LPT base address = 0378h.
ECP base address = 0778h.
ECP hardware is detected.
Cable connection established.
Connecting to cable (Parallel Port - LPT1) in ECP mode.
Checking cable driver.
Driver xpc4drvr.sys version = 1.0.4.0. LPT base address = 0378h.
ECP base address = 0378h.
Cable connection established.
ECP port test failed. Using download cable in compatibility mode.
WARNING:Portability:111 - Message file "EDK.msg" wasn't found.
INFO:EDK - Assumption: Selected Device 2 for debugging.

JTAG chain configuration
--------------------------------------------------
Device ID Code IR Length Part Name
1 0a001093 8 System_ACE
2 01eb4093 10 XC4VFX60


Unable to connect to PowerPC target. Invalid Processor Version No 0x00000000

XMD%

Solution

This problem has been fixed in the latest EDK 7.1i Service Pack available at:
http://support.xilinx.com/xlnx/xil_sw_updates_home.jsp
The first service pack containing the fix is EDK 7.1i Service Pack 1.

If the service pack does not resolve your problem please refer to (Xilinx 18265).
AR# 21296
Date Created 04/22/2005
Last Updated 04/13/2007
Status Archive
Type General Article