Multi-Cable and Multi-Device Support - 2021.2 English

Vitis Unified Software Platform Documentation: Embedded Software Development (UG1400)

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2021.2 English

This feature of the Vitis environment allows you to run and debug application projects, program the bitstream/PDI, and program the flash using multiple JTAG cables or multiple devices on a single JTAG chain. The main use cases are as follows:

You have more than one board connected to the system and you want to work on all of the boards.
You have multiple devices in a JTAG chain and you want to work all of the devices.

In the Vitis tool, the following operations are relevant to these use cases:

  • Target connection (view only)
  • Debugging applications using System Debugger (you can also program the FPGA during debug)
  • Programming the FPGA
  • Programming the flash