Error messages doesn't represent root cause #203

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dethoter opened this Issue Jan 15, 2014 · 1 comment

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Environment: STM32VLDISCOVERY board, Sourcery CodeBench toolchain

Compiler generates 2 binary files: project.elf and project.bin.
It's OK if I try to flash the chip by st-flash with project.bin. But if I try to flash the chip with project.elf, I get next error:

$ ./st-flash write v1 project.elf 0x08000000 2013-12-30T19:28:23 INFO src/stlink-common.c: Loading device parameters.... 2013-12-30T19:28:23 INFO src/stlink-common.c: Device connected is: F1 Medium-density Value Line device, id 0x10016420 2013-12-30T19:28:23 INFO src/stlink-common.c: SRAM size: 0x2000 bytes (8 KiB), Flash: 0x20000 bytes (128 KiB) in pages of 1024 bytes 2013-12-30T19:28:23 INFO src/stlink-sg.c: Successfully opened a stlink v1 debugger 2013-12-30T19:28:23 INFO src/stlink-common.c: Attempting to write 717947 (0xaf47b) bytes to stm32 address: 134217728 (0x8000000) 2013-12-30T19:28:23 ERROR src/stlink-common.c: addr too high stlink_fwrite_flash() == -1

It would be more informative if the error messages would told about invalid file format.

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texane commented Jan 15, 2014

No, this is non sense. Files to be written are not formatted, thus we can not check for the absence of a 'right' format.

texane closed this Jan 15, 2014

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