Difference: AMC13Firmware (12 vs. 13)

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Current AMC Firmware

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Firmware Versions

 
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Detailed programming instructions for the python software are located at p_flash. NOTE that the IPbus Software Suite v2.0 and higher does not support PyChips
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Firmware versions are listed HERE (automatically-generated list of the firmware files posted by Mr Wu.)
 
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Detailed programming instructions for the c++ AMC13Tool are located at AMC13ToolRecipes
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If for some reason your firmware file is not found at the above link, see Wu's directory for all existing files.
 
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Note that T1 and Spartan T2 versions are tested as pairs, so be sure to update both.
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File naming convention:
 
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AMC13spec...txt or AMC13XGspec...txt are release notes/documentation
 
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Firmware versions are listed HERE (automatically-generated list of the firmware files posted by Mr Wu.)
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Firmware files are named as follows:


 
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If for some reason your firmwave file is not found at the above link, see Wu's directory for all existing files.
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AMC13T1v0x8002_7k325t.mcs || |||||| ^^^^^^ Xilinx chip type (Kintex 7K325T) || ^^^^^^ Hex version number ^^ T1 for T1 board, T2 for T2 board
 
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NOTE new naming convention for files introduced. AMC13T1v0x000d_6vlx240t.mcs is a T1 board file, hex revision 0x000d, for chip P/N xc6vlx240t. There are two types of AMC13 produced so far. Serial numbers below 16 have LX130T while those 16 and above have LX240T. Be sure to use the correct file.
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There are various chip types used in different AMC13 versions. The programming software should ensure that the correct file is selected.

Current AMC Firmware

See this page for how to update your firmware: AMC13ToolRecipes

For some older v1 modules still using IPBus 1.0 you may be able to follow instructions for the python software are located at p_flash. NOTE that the IPbus Software Suite v2.0 and higher does not support PyChips

Note that T1 and Spartan T2 versions are tested as pairs, so be sure to update both.

 

Backup / Recovery

 
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