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Date: Thu, 8 Aug 2013 23:28:16 +0400
From: Solar Designer <>
Subject: Re: FPGA reprogramming on ZedBoard / Parallella board

Hi Katja,

On Tue, Aug 06, 2013 at 08:40:19PM +0200, Katja Malvoni wrote:
> I created bitstream but I'm not sure whether I generated .bin file from it
> correctly. I wanted to check before replacing bitstream on board because
> this task is not urgent and if I did it wrong, board won't be available for
> others.

Can you upload the bitstream (the .bin file) for me to try loading?
Then if the system fails, I'll power-cycle it right away, so the
downtime will be minimal.

> For ISE 14.6 command bootgen -image <bootimage>.bif -split bin -o i
> BOOT.BIN doesn't work - it fails when parsing arguments, split and bin
> aren't listed in help. I used bootgen -image <bootimage>.bif -o i BOOT.BIN

Luckily, we don't need to generate a new BOOT.BIN, we can load the
bitstream .bin file via /dev/xdevcfg instead:


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