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 flash_a_application_manually [2017/11/07 21:26] flash_a_application_manually [2017/11/07 21:26] (current) 2011/11/09 14:06 ba created Line 1: Line 1: + ====== Flash a loader file manually ====== + This site describes how to burn a loader file **(*.ldr)** into the target FLASH memory.\\ + From Version Firenze on there is a [[flash_a_application|flashing application]] in the kick starter. + \\ + The *.ldr file can either be:\\ + - your application *.ldr file\\ + - the FDM-Interpreter *.ldr file + \\ + \\ + **1. Open Visual DSP++**\\ + \\ + **2. Connect to the target**\\ + {{:​toolchain:​connect.png|}}\\ + \\ + **3. Start the Flash Programmer**\\ + choose Tools -> Flash Programmer.. from the menu:\\ + {{:​toolchain:​start_flash_programmer.png|}}\\ + \\ + **4. Select flash driver**\\ + {{:​toolchain:​load_driver.png|}}\\ + Browse to the driver or copy paste the path from the Loader File Generator window.\\ + The path might look like this: C:\Program Files\National Instruments\LabVIEW 2009\Targets\Schmid\Embedded\ZRefMnC\FlashDriver_ZRefMnC.dxe\\ + \\ + **5. Press "load driver"​**\\ + \\ + + **6. Select the Loader file**\\ + On the second tab of the Flash driver utility you can define the *.ldr file that is to be burned to the target.\\ + \\ + Choose either the *.ldr file of your application,​ or\\ + burn the FDM-Interpreter <​code><​LabVIEW Directory>​\Targets\Schmid\Embedded\<​target>​\interpreter<​version>​.ldr​ into the target. + The specific path might look like this: + C:\Program Files\National Instruments\LabVIEW 2009\Targets\Schmid\Embedded\ZRefMnC\interpreterd_V3.2.1_empoli_SP1.ldr\\ + \\ + + **7. Flash it**\\ + Check the settings and press "​program"​\\ + {{:​toolchain:​flash.png|}}\\ + \\ + **8. Success**\\ + If you get the message that the application has flashed correctly, click OK and disconnect from the target. ​ + Execute a power cycle or press the reset button to get the recently flased application running.\\ + Note:\\ + For Blackfin BF548 targets this process takes between 2..6minutes,​ for a Blackfin BF527 target 4..25minutes.