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needed 25DF041 SPI FlashDriver for flasfing cores of ADSP 21363

Category: Software
Product Number: 5.1.2
Software Version: VisualDSP++

Hi there!

I used VisualDSP++   5.1.2 and JTAG ADZS-ICE-1000 programer for connect to target,

Previosly used CPUs ADSP 21262 working with loading target driver for Atmel 25DF021 SPI FlashDriver.dxe without any problems...

But now boards upgraded to   ADSP 21363 CPUs and Atmel 25DF041A spi on it. 

QUESTION : how can i get SPI FlashDriver  for Atmel_25DF041a series this chips in .dxe format for uplod them in VisualDSP projects ?

as i saw atmel now its micro chip, amy be some one can provide this SPI driver in .dxe format?

  • Hi,

    Unfortunately, the flash drivers we ship with our tools are specific to our EZ-Kit boards. As you are working with a different part you will need to modify the existing driver.

    We are aware of many customers who have successfully modified our flash drivers to suit different flash parts.

    Please note that the Atmel SPI Flash Programmer example for ADSP-21364 EZ-KIT will be available in the VisualDSP++ installation path.

    C:\Program Files (x86)\Analog Devices\VisualDSP 5.1.2\213xx\Examples\ADSP-21364 EZ-KIT Lite

    Our recommended approach is to take an existing driver for (ideally) a similar target and modify it for your flash. Whatever driver you choose to start with, you will need to modify the driver, as there will be significant differences between the flash part used on the KIT, and the flash part you are using (e.g. as number and size of sectors, reset commands, Manufacturer and Device codes, etc.).

    When modifying a driver we would recommend referring to both your flash part data sheet and the data sheet for the original device when doing so, so that you can verify elements such as number and size of sectors, reset commands, Manufacturer and Device codes, then see how these differ in the data sheet for your flash device. The examples/drivers are well documented/commented so you should be able to determine where changes are required to suit your target.

    If you are facing any issues with driver file, The documentation for VisualDSP++ provides a guide on debugging Flash Programmer Drivers available at Help > contents> Emulation tools> Flash programmer> How to> Debugging your driver.