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AR# 29063

9.1i iMPACT - Indirect programing of an M25PXX device via a Spartan-3A might crash iMPACT

Description

iMPACT can be used to indirectly program an SPI device attached to a Spartan-3A device via JTAG. This operation has been known to have problems when targeting one of the following PROM devices.

M25P80

M25P40

M25P05A

M25P10A

Solution

This is a known issue with the design tools and has been fixed in the 9.2.02i release of the tools.

If a fix is required in the meantime, please download the following FTP file and install the files provided.

http://www.xilinx.com/txpatches/pub/utilities/fpga/29063.zip

AR# 29063
Date Created 09/04/2007
Last Updated 12/15/2012
Status Active
Type General Article