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1 This library emulates Jungo Windrvr USB functions in userspace which are
2 required by XILINX impact to access the Platform cable USB. With this library
3 it is possible to access the cable without loading a proprietary kernel module
4 which breaks with every new kernel release. It uses the USB functions provided
5 by the libusb userspace library instead and should work on every kernel version
6 which is supported by libusb. It was written against impact from ISE Webpack
7 9.1SP1 and will very probably not work with older impact versions (<9.1).
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9 Build the library by calling `make'.
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11 To use this library you have to preload the library before starting impact:
12
13 $ LD_PRELOAD=/path/to/libusb-driver.so impact
14 or
15 $ export LD_PRELOAD=/path/to/libusb-driver.so (for sh shells)
16 $ setenv LD_PRELOAD /path/to/libusb-driver.so (for csh shells)
17 $ impact
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19 To use the device as ordinary user, put the following line in a new
20 file in /etc/udev/rules.d/ and restart udev:
21 ACTION=="add", BUS=="usb", SYSFS{idVendor}=="03fd", MODE="666"
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24 If your cable does not have the ID 03fd:0008 in the output of lsusb,
25 the initial firmware has not been loaded (loading it changes the
26 product-ID from another value to 8). To load the firmware follow
27 these steps:
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29 1. If you have no /etc/udev/rules.d/xusbdfwu.rules file, create one with the
30 following content:
31 # version 0001
32 SYSFS{idVendor}=="03fd", SYSFS{idProduct}=="0008", NAME="windrvr6"
33 BUS=="usb", ACTION=="add", SYSFS{idVendor}=="03fd", SYSFS{idProduct}=="0007", RUN+="/sbin/fxload -v -t fx2 -I /usr/share/xusbdfwu.hex -D $TEMPNODE"
34 BUS=="usb", ACTION=="add", SYSFS{idVendor}=="03fd", SYSFS{idProduct}=="0009", RUN+="/sbin/fxload -v -t fx2 -I /usr/share/xusbdfwu.hex -D $TEMPNODE"
35 BUS=="usb", ACTION=="add", SYSFS{idVendor}=="03fd", SYSFS{idProduct}=="000b", RUN+="/sbin/fxload -v -t fx2 -I /usr/share/xusbdfwu.hex -D $TEMPNODE"
36 BUS=="usb", ACTION=="add", SYSFS{idVendor}=="03fd", SYSFS{idProduct}=="000d", RUN+="/sbin/fxload -v -t fx2 -I /usr/share/xusbdfwu.hex -D $TEMPNODE"
37 BUS=="usb", ACTION=="add", SYSFS{idVendor}=="03fd", SYSFS{idProduct}=="000f", RUN+="/sbin/fxload -v -t fx2 -I /usr/share/xusbdfwu.hex -D $TEMPNODE"
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39 2. Install the package containing /sbin/fxload from your linux distribution.
40 It is usually called "fxload"
41
42 3. copy the file /path/to/ISE/bin/lin/xusbdfwu.hex to /usr/share/xusbdfwu.hex
43
44 4. restart udev and re-plug the cable
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