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AR# 24175

8.2i EDK - The flashwriter does not work on the new ML501 board. Why?


Keywords: ML501, flash, CF, write, lock, locked, sector, jtag, JTAG, flasher

I am trying to program the flash memory device on the ML501, but the flashwriter is not working. What do I need to do?


The flash that is delivered with the ML501 boards resets into a locked state which the current flashwriter cannot support. Flashwriter will be enhanced to support locked flash sectors in a future release.

A utility called "jtagflasher" will work with the ML501 flash devices. The jtagflasher is used in the Linear Flash lab design in the ML501 Lab Resources file delivered with the ML501 board:


For more information about the flashwriter in Virtex-5 devices, please refer to (Xilinx Answer 24186).
AR# 24175
Date Created 10/26/2006
Last Updated 10/27/2006
Status Active
Type General Article