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Flash Download Configuration

The target driver controls Flash downloading.

  1. Options for Target - button Open the dialog Options for Target — Utilities.

    Select Target Driver

  2. Enable Use Target Driver for Flash Programming and Use Debug Driver.
  3. Optionally, enable Update Target before Debugging to download the application to target whenever a new debugging session is started. The download is processed only when the binary was updated since the last Flash programming step (this feature is to avoid unnecessary reprogramming sequences).


    • When switching between µVision instances, use the explicit "Load" button to ensure that the image of the current target is downloaded to Flash.
    • When disabled and the application was not downloaded manually to Flash, you can enable the option Options for Target - Debug - Settings - Debug - Verify Code Download to ensure program correlation between the target system and the µVision debugger.
  4. Click the button Settings to open the dialog Flash Download Setup, which consists of the following configuration groups:

    Select Target Driver


  • Init File can execute special commands or functions that prepare the device for Flash downloading. For example, to initialize the external BUS when required.
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