astribank_tool - Xorcom Astribank (xpp) firmware loader
astribank_tool -D device-path <-F|-p> [options] hexfile
astribank_hexload is a second-stage firmware loader for Xorcom
Astribanks. Note that some older models use fpga_load(8) instead.
It is used to load a file in the Intel HEX format into a Xorcom
Astribank. It can be used to load either an FPGA firmware or a PIC
firmware. It is normally run by the script xpp_fxloader.
Required. The device to read from/write to. On modern UDEV-based
system this is usually /dev/bus/usb/bus_num/device_num, where
bus_num and device_num are the first two numbers in the output
of lsusb(8). On older systems that use usbfs, it is usually
The firmware to load is a FPGA firmware.
The firmware to load is a PIC firmware.
Increase verbosity. May be used multiple times.
Set debug mask to mask. Default is 0, 0xFF is "everything".
Displays usage message.
fxload(8), lsusb(8), astribank_tool(8), fpga_load(8)
This manual page was written by Tzafrir Cohen
<firstname.lastname@example.org> . Permission is granted to copy, distribute
and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU General Public
License, Version 2 any later version published by the Free Software
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29 March 2009