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AR# 55142

iMPACT 14.2 - Indirect Programming of M25P16 series flash failed via Spartan-3A/-3E

Description

iMPACT 14.2 or newer version fails indirect programming for M25P16 series flash via Spartan-3E/-3A devices. The errors are as follows:

 ERROR:iMPACT:2525 - '1': Device has exceeded the allocated time.
 INFO:iMPACT - '1': Flash was not programmed successfully.
 PROGRESS_END - End Operation.  Elapsed time =      6 sec.

or

 INFO:iMPACT:579 - '3': Completed downloading bit file to device.
 INFO:iMPACT - '3': Programming not completed successfully.
 PROGRESS_END - End Operation.  Elapsed time =      3 sec.

Solution

To resolve this issue, use iMPACT 13.4 or older versions to program M25P16 SPIs while running Indirect Programming via Spartan-3E/-3A devices.
AR# 55142
Date Created 03/26/2013
Last Updated 11/27/2013
Status Active
Type Known Issues
Devices
  • Spartan-3A
  • Spartan-3E