<div dir="ltr">Hi Mark.  One thought-- Vivado does not support the Spartan-3A FPGA on the USRP N210.    The JTAG protocol should in principal be the same, but Vivado definitely does not include Xilinx device files for older FPGAs.<div><br></div><div>Have you tried to resurrect the device using Xilinx ISE 14.7 Labtools?<div><a href="https://www.xilinx.com/member/forms/download/xef.html?filename=Xilinx_LabTools_14.7_1015_1.tar&akdm=1">https://www.xilinx.com/member/forms/download/xef.html?filename=Xilinx_LabTools_14.7_1015_1.tar&akdm=1</a><br></div></div><div><br></div><div>If that fails, please report back and we will try to assist you further.</div><div><br></div><div>-Robin</div><div><br></div></div><div class="gmail_extra"><br><div class="gmail_quote">On Tue, Oct 31, 2017 at 1:46 PM, Marcus D. Leech via USRP-users <span dir="ltr"><<a href="mailto:usrp-users@lists.ettus.com" target="_blank">usrp-users@lists.ettus.com</a>></span> wrote:<br><blockquote class="gmail_quote" style="margin:0 0 0 .8ex;border-left:1px #ccc solid;padding-left:1ex">
  
    
  
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    <div class="m_-480561505230601724moz-cite-prefix">On 10/31/2017 04:21 PM, Mark Koenig via
      USRP-users wrote:<br>
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        <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:11.0pt">Again,<u></u><u></u></span></p>
        <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:11.0pt"><u></u> <u></u></span></p>
        <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:11.0pt">Looking to
            see if anyone can help on this.<u></u><u></u></span></p>
        <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:11.0pt"><u></u> <u></u></span></p>
        <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:11.0pt">One more
            detail is that I am unable to reboot the N210 into safe
            mode, thus no green lights come on.<u></u><u></u></span></p>
        <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:11.0pt"><u></u> <u></u></span></p>
        <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:11.0pt">Thanks<u></u><u></u></span></p>
        <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:11.0pt"><u></u> <u></u></span></p>
        <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:11.0pt">Mark</span></p>
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    OK, so you've followed the JTAG-based procedures here<br>
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    <a class="m_-480561505230601724moz-txt-link-freetext" href="https://kb.ettus.com/N200/N210_Device_Recovery" target="_blank">https://kb.ettus.com/N200/<wbr>N210_Device_Recovery</a><br>
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    ANd still cannot get it to "go" ?<br>
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          <p class="MsoNormal"><b><span style="color:black">From: </span></b><span style="color:black">Mark Koenig
              <a class="m_-480561505230601724moz-txt-link-rfc2396E" href="mailto:mark.koenig@iubelttechnologies.com" target="_blank"><mark.koenig@<wbr>iubelttechnologies.com></a><br>
              <b>Date: </b>Thursday, October 26, 2017 at 1:25 PM<br>
              <b>To: </b><a class="m_-480561505230601724moz-txt-link-rfc2396E" href="mailto:usrp-users@lists.ettus.com" target="_blank">"usrp-users@lists.ettus.com"</a>
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              <b>Subject: </b>Re: Reprogramming a "Bricked" N210<u></u><u></u></span></p>
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        <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:11.0pt">Just
            bringing this back to the top.</span><u></u><u></u></p>
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          <p class="MsoNormal"><b><span style="color:black">From: </span></b><span style="color:black">Mark Koenig
              <a class="m_-480561505230601724moz-txt-link-rfc2396E" href="mailto:mark.koenig@iubelttechnologies.com" target="_blank"><mark.koenig@<wbr>iubelttechnologies.com></a><br>
              <b>Date: </b>Monday, October 23, 2017 at 2:26 PM<br>
              <b>To: </b><a class="m_-480561505230601724moz-txt-link-rfc2396E" href="mailto:usrp-users@lists.ettus.com" target="_blank">"usrp-users@lists.ettus.com"</a>
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              <b>Subject: </b>Reprogramming a "Bricked" N210</span><u></u><u></u></p>
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        <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:11.0pt">I have been
            trying to use Vivado lab to return my N210 to a useable
            state and am looking for some help.</span><u></u><u></u></p>
        <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:11.0pt"> </span><u></u><u></u></p>
        <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:11.0pt">I see the
            green light lit on the Xilinx USB to JTAG adaptor and the
            connection seems good, however, I keep getting errors during
            the programming of the EE_PROM.  Below is what I constantly
            see when trying to reprogram the N210.</span><u></u><u></u></p>
        <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:11.0pt"> </span><u></u><u></u></p>
        <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:11.0pt">Any help
            would be greatly appreciated.</span><u></u><u></u></p>
        <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:11.0pt"> </span><u></u><u></u></p>
        <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:11.0pt">Thank you</span><u></u><u></u></p>
        <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:11.0pt"> </span><u></u><u></u></p>
        <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:11.0pt">Mark</span><u></u><u></u></p>
        <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:11.0pt"> </span><u></u><u></u></p>
        <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:11.0pt"> </span><u></u><u></u></p>
        <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:11.0pt"> </span><u></u><u></u></p>
        <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:11.0pt"> </span><u></u><u></u></p>
        <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:11.0pt">set_property
            PROBES.FILE {} [lindex [get_hw_devices] 0]</span><u></u><u></u></p>
        <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:11.0pt">set_property
            PROGRAM.FILE {/usr/local/share/uhd/images/<wbr>usrp2_fpga.bin}
            [lindex [get_hw_devices] 0]</span><u></u><u></u></p>
        <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:11.0pt">program_hw_devices
            [lindex [get_hw_devices] 0]</span><u></u><u></u></p>
        <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:11.0pt">ERROR:
            [Labtools 27-3165] End of startup status: LOW</span><u></u><u></u></p>
        <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:11.0pt">ERROR:
            [Common 17-39] 'program_hw_devices' failed due to earlier
            errors.</span><u></u><u></u></p>
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