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Registered: ‎06-09-2011

iMPACT crashes when programing flash with processor data!. Options

Hi,

I am using ISE14.7 and have an ISE project containing MicroBlaze processor. My application code is about 256KB runing from DDR memory - I have a bootloader which loads processor data from SPI Flash to DDR. Whenever I try to configure my SPI flash iMPACT crashes at a specific page of memory. Below picture shows this weird phenomena:

 

iMPACT crash.jpg

 

I would appreciate any help.

Hossein

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Hossein
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Re: iMPACT crashes when programing flash with processor data!. Options

whats the part number of spi flash? can you share the .prm file which is the promgen log having the command used to create mcs file. 

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Re: iMPACT crashes when programing flash with processor data!. Options

Hi,

It is an N25Q32 4X SPI. If my processor data size is small it can program flash. Howvere, for large application data in .mcs file it behaves like this.

 

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Hossein
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Re: iMPACT crashes when programing flash with processor data!. Options

Hi @kkn,

I need urgent help. And, I am wondering if there is a support by Xilinx experts or others on this isssue. I am short of time and I can't find a solution for this problem.

 

I would appreciate any help.

Hossein

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Hossein
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Re: iMPACT crashes when programing flash with processor data!. Options

you have mentioned that when processor data size is increased, it crashes.

how much is the data size increased? 

Also what is the OS you have installed the impact tool 

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Re: iMPACT crashes when programing flash with processor data!. Options

Hi @kkn,

I have some processor data sizes of 14KB!. that causes iMPACT to crash. I used some tables in my application to increase application size intentionally up to say 250KB!. Then I saw that it crashes. Howevre, I have a simple application below 14KB that iMPACT manages to write it on Flash finely.

I have installed it - ISE14.7 - on Windows 7.

 

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Hossein

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Re: iMPACT crashes when programing flash with processor data!. Options

Hi all,

I am seeking help for this bug/issue. I am vey short of time. There seems to be little support by xilinx experts on this issue! :(

anybody, Please help!.

 

Thanks,
Hossein
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