AR# 22832

8.1i EDK - XMD ERROR: "Flashwriter application reported an error: The flash block erase operation errored out!"

Description

When I use external memory such as DDR SDRAM, which is connected using a MCH_OPB_DDR memory controller as the scratch memory, the flashwriter issues the following error message:

"./etc/flashwriter/flashwriter.elf :: devinfop(0x24000d14): 0x24000d48

Setting breakpoint at 0x2400009c

Erasing appropriate flash block(s)...

Processor started. Type "stop" to stop processor

XMD%

Processor started. Type "stop" to stop processor

XMD% ERROR: Flashwriter application reported an error: The flash block erase operation errored out!"

Solution

This problem has been fixed in the latest EDK 8.1i Service Pack, available at:

http://www.xilinx.com/xlnx/xil_sw_updates_home.jsp
The first service pack containing the fix is EDK 8.1i Service Pack 1.

AR# 22832
Date 12/15/2012
Status Active
Type General Article