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JBean1
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Programming i210 Blank Flash w/ EEUPDATE & LANConf

Greetings,

I'm following the directions from document 513655. Running EEUPDATE shows my two i210 controllers (one working, and one blank). Using both EEUPDATE & LANConf to attempt to program the blank flash results in a timeout error that occurs after 5+ minutes of the tool claiming that it is writing to flash.

LANCOnf gives the following: c86a0004 - "Timeout Error" when programming i210 blank flash

I'm using the following versions on an Intel Atom E3815 processor on Ubuntu 16.04.2

eeupdate64e: EEUPDATE v5.26.17.11

lanconfig64e: LANConf v1.26.17.11

lshw shows the driver as: driver=igb driverversion=5.3.0-k

I've tried flashing with multiple 4Mb files onto a 4Mb flash On Semi LE25U40CMC

Below is the eeupdate log:

_________________________________________________________

root@ubuntu-serv-slim:/# ./eeupdate64e /NIC=1 /DATA Dev_Start_I210_Copper_NOMNG_4Mb_A2_3.25_0.03.bin

Using: Intel (R) PRO Network Connections SDK v2.26.17

EEUPDATE v5.26.17.11

Copyright (C) 1995 - 2015 Intel Corporation

Intel (R) Confidential and not for general distribution.

Driverless Mode

NIC Bus Dev Fun Vendor-Device Branding string

=== === === === ============= =================================================

1 2 00 00 8086-1531 Intel(R) I210 Blank NVM Device

2 4 00 00 8086-1533 Intel(R) I210 Gigabit Network Connection

Writing SHARED FLASH. PLEASE DO NOT INTERRUPT THIS PROCESS.

1: Shared Flash image update FAILED! Timeout Error

_____________________________________________________

I've attempted to access the most recent tools in document 348742 below but get "Access Denied: Privileged Access Required"

I have R&DC privileges and was able to download the I210 flash images.

https://www-ssl.intel.com/content/www/us/en/secure/embedded/nda/products/networking/networking-conne... https://www-ssl.intel.com/content/www/us/en/secure/embedded/nda/products/networking/networking-conne...

Any suggestions you have are appreciated.

Enjoy,

Jason

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idata
Community Manager
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Hi Jason,

 

 

Thank you for the inquiry. You can try contact Intel Field Application engineer or the system vendor with regards to programming on i210 flash.

 

 

Thanks,

 

wb

 

 

 

 

JBean1
Beginner
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I'm the system developer. I'm trying to find a way to program the NVM for a new product using the Intel tools. I programmed the chip using an external programmer and placed the part on my board and got the I210 to boot correctly. I can dump the contents of NVM and they match what I programmed out of circuit. Can you direct me to someone who can explain the errors from the Intel tools and explain why they would timeout?

idata
Community Manager
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Hi Jason,

 

 

Thank you for the reply. I will check on this and update you if there is any feedback.

 

 

rgds,

 

wb

 

JBean1
Beginner
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One additional note is that after putting the pre-programmed flash onto the board I was able to use EEUPDATE to revise the check sum. So in summary, EEUPDATE can update the flash, but not program a blank flash.

idata
Community Manager
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Hi Jason,

 

 

Further checking, please post your inquiry at embedded support for them to better assist you.

 

 

https://embedded.communities.intel.com/community/en

 

 

Thanks,

 

wb

 

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