Jon Beierle

Why does fflash require an actual device to calc CRC?

Discussion created by Jon Beierle on Aug 22, 2007
Latest reply on Aug 23, 2007 by Pascal Irrle
When trying to calculate a CRC for a given S-Record file, why does fflash need have CCS connnect to an actual device?
Example usage: fflash 56835x_flash.cfg whatever.S -crcP0x0:0xffff -dumpvirtual
According to the fflash PDF for the -crc option: "This can be used in conjunction with the -dumpvirtual to dump the 32-bit CRC of a file without loading it onto the device."
If the file is not being loaded to the device, why require a CCS connection?