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AR# 69258

UltraScale / UltraScale+ Boards - Incompatibility with latest version of SiLabs USB UART CP210x drivers

Description

You might encounter issues using Board Interface Test or System Controller executables with UltraScale or UltraScale+ boards, when using the latest version of the SiLabs drivers, as downloaded from the Silicon Labs website.

Solution

It has been noted that some customers using v6.7.4 (current latest version of the SiLabs CP210x drivers) see connectivity issues with BIT or SCUI.exe

To work around this, please use the 6.7.0 version of the SiLabs drivers, which work without issue.

To access the 6.7.0 version of the SiLabs CP210x drivers, please go to this page: http://www.silabs.com/products/development-tools/software/usb-to-uart-bridge-vcp-drivers and select the second drive type listed (v6.7), as highlighted below:


 

AR# 69258
Date 06/07/2017
Status Active
Type General Article
Boards & Kits
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