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AR# 30102

9.2i iMPACT - Spartan-3A DSP Starter Kit board, indirect BPI operations error

Description

Keywords: DSP, starter, BPI, Spartan

Using iMPACT 9.2i to perform indirect BPI operations (Erase, Program, Verify) with Spartan-3A DSP Starter Kit board produces the following error:

"Populating BPI CFI ...
ERROR:iMPACT - Failed to query configuration file information.
PROGRESS_END - End Operation.
Elapsed time = 3 sec."



Solution

This issue applies only to the Spartan-3A DSP Starter Kit board and is a known issue with the Spartan-3A DSP COR file from the ISE 9.2i installation directory. Please open a WebCase with Xilinx Technical Support for a work-around:
http://www.xilinx.com/support/clearexpress/websupport.htm

A fix for this problem is scheduled in ISE 10.1.

AR# 30102
Date Created 04/15/2002
Last Updated 08/11/2003
Status Active
Type General Article