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AR# 22447

XST - Can XST read HEX files to initialize RAM in VHDL?

Description

Can XST read HEX files to initialize RAM in VHDL?

Solution

When using VHDL, XST can only read ASCII files that contain "1" and "0." Any other characters in the file will be rejected by XST and will not be read in correctly.

AR# 22447
Date Created 09/04/2007
Last Updated 12/15/2012
Status Active
Type General Article