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AR# 9452

*Obsolete* 3.1is5 JTAG Programmer - "ERROR: JTag - Illegal character ? (/37777777637) at line 633 in BSDL description..."

Description

Keywords: JTAG, JTAGPGMR, Illegal, character, ?, line, BSDL

Urgency: Hot

General Description:
This following JTAG errors are reported intermittently, and seem to occur when 2.1i and 3.1i software is run on Windows platforms:

JTAG Programmer Started 2000/06/07 17:22:57 Loading Boundary-Scan Description Language (BSDL) file 'e:/xilinx/xc9500/data/xc9536.bsd'.....

ERROR:JTag - Illegal character ? (/37777777637) at line 633 in BSDL description.

ERROR:JTag - Error of type 'Improper Entity declaration' encountered while parsing BSDL file at or near '_01, OUTPUT3, X, 102, 0, Z),'.

ERROR:JTag - Error of type 'Check if source file is BSDL' encountered while parsing BSDL file at or near '_01, OUTPUT3, X, 102, 0, Z),'. terminated due to errors.

Loading Boundary-Scan Description Language (BSDL) file 'e:/xilinx/xc9500xl/data/xc9572xl.bsd'.....
ERROR:JTag - Illegal character ? (/37777777637) at line 1194 in BSDL description.

Solution

This problem is fixed in the latest 3.1i Service Pack, available at:
http://support.xilinx.com/support/techsup/sw_updates.
The first service pack containing the fix is 3.1i Service Pack 6.
AR# 9452
Date Created 08/31/2007
Last Updated 09/26/2005
Status Archive
Type ??????