Connect JTAG to your SPECv4 as
You must also power the SPEC card either using the 12V DC input on the
top or by inserting it into a system and then turning that system on. Do
not connect the 12V DC input when the card is inserted in a PC!
Given a working bit file (you can use
Prebuilt-images), you reprogram the flash of an SPEC
using the ISE Impact tool. When you get random dialogues asking for
"Ok", just click them if they are not covered here.
Double-click "Create PROM File" in the top-left pane
Select SPI Flash/Single FPGA and click the first green arrow
Select "32M" as Storage Device and click "Add Storage Device" then
the next green arrow
Enter spec_top for "Output file name" then click "Ok" in the
Select the spec_top.bit when asked to add a device. Do not add
In the second pane on the left, double-clik "Generate File"
Double-click the "Boundary scan" in the top-left pane
Right-click the new pane with the blue text and click "Initiliaze
When prompted, select the spec_top.bit.
Select "Yes" to add a Flash PROM.
Choose the mcs you generated earlier.
PROM type is: "SPI PROM", "M25P32", "Data width 1"
Right-click on the "FLASH" in the main pane and select "Program"
Click "Ok" and wait for the Flash to be programmed.