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AR# 61314

2014.2 SDK Flashwriter - ERROR: Unable to compile flashwriter application.


I am trying to program the flash on VC707 using flashwriter but I receive the following error:

* Compiling flashwriter (Block Erase Mode)...* Compiling xilflash based sources
* ERROR: Unable to compile flashwriter application. Please check the following:
       1. Make sure the processor's libraries have been generated.
       2. Make sure that you are using the Standalone BSP as the software platform for your processor.
       3. Make sure that XILINX_SDK has been set correctly and that all the GNU tools available.
* Flashwriter terminating !

Programming of the flash using iMPACT works with no issues.


This error is due to the compilation failure of the sources from flashwriter.tcl with the new tool chain (4.8.3).

To work around the issue, apply the attached patch. 


Associated Attachments

Name File Size File Type
ar61314_SDK_2014_2_Preliminary_rev1.zip 32 KB ZIP
AR# 61314
Date 07/01/2014
Status Active
Type Known Issues
  • Virtex-7
  • Vivado Design Suite - 2014.2
Boards & Kits
  • Virtex-7 FPGA VC707 Evaluation Kit
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