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AR# 24358

8.2i EDK - My software application in the Virtex-5 "system.bit" file does not work, but downloading the ELF through XMD does work


I am targeting a Virtex-5 part and my software application in the "system.bit" file does not work, but when I download the ELF through XMD, the application does work.


There is a know issue where Data2MEM does not properly merge the ELF into the ".bit" file. To work around this issue, run BitGen to merge the ELF into the place and routed NCD file to produce the ".bit" file:

bitgen -bd <file>.elf <PAR>.ncd <system>.bit

This issue will be fixed in a future service pack.

AR# 24358
Date Created 09/04/2007
Last Updated 12/15/2012
Status Active
Type General Article