Renesas Flash Programmer V2.05.03 Release Note

Renesas Flash Programmer V2.05.03 Release Note
Renesas Flash Programmer V2.05.03
Release Note
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Rev.1.00
Mar 01, 2016
Thank you for purchasing the Renesas Flash Programmer (hereafter referred to as RFP) software for programming flash
memory.
This document describes specifications that have been added or changed, restrictions, and cautions on using the RFP.
Also see the user’s manual of the RFP for cautions on using the RFP.
See the following documents for restrictions related to the target device.
• User’s manual of target device
• Restriction notification document for target device
Chapter 1 Product Version ........................................................................................................................ 2
Chapter 2 Additions and Changes to Specifications ................................................................................. 3
Chapter 3 Restrictions ............................................................................................................................. 10
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Release Note
Chapter 1 Product Version
Item No.
RFP Version
<1>
V1.01.00
<2>
V1.01.01
<3>
V1.02.00
<4>
V1.03.00
Remark
V1.03.01
<5>
V2.00.00
V2.00.01
<6>
V2.01.00
<7>
V2.01.01
<8>
V2.03.00
<9>
V2.04.00
V2.04.01
<10>
V2.05.00
<11>
V2.05.01
V2.05.02
V2.05.03
To check the version, perform the following procedure:
• RFP Version:
On the menu bar, click Help, and then select Version Information.
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Chapter 2 Additions and Changes to Specifications
2.1
No.
List of additions and changes to specifications
Microcontroller
Additions and Changes to
<11>
<10>
<9>
<8>
<7>
<6>
<5>
<4>
78K
<3>
RL78
<2>
1
Product Version (Item No.)
<1>
Specifications
Addition of Serial interface
programming function
×
×









Addition of HCUHEX file reading
function
×
×









Addition of program file size
monitoring function
×
×









V850
2
RL78
78K
V850
3
RL78
78K
V850
4
RX
Support of RX family
×
×
×








5
All
Addition of two types of writing
operation windows (basic mode and
full mode)
×
×
×
×







6
All
Addition of execution of scripts
function
×
×
×
×







7
All
Addition of embedding of unique
codes function
×
×
×
×







8
RX
Addition of user boot area options
−
−
−
×







9
RL78
Addition of reset pin as low function
×
×
×
×







78K
V850
10
All
Change of Windows supported
×
×
×
×
×






11
RX
Addition of workspace file moving
function
−
−
−
×
×






12
RX200
Addition of programming through the
FINE pin
−
−
−
−
−






13
RX100
Addition of programming through the
FINE pin
−
−
−
−
−
−





14
RX
Addition of file merging function
×
×
×
×
×
×
×




15
RX
Addition of ID code saving function
×
×
×
×
×
×
×




16
RX
Deletion of connect option for lock
bits
−
−
−
×
×
×
×




Addition of mode pin setting on
disconnection of FINE
−
−
−
−
−
×
×




RX200
All
Change of Windows supported
×
×
×
×
×
×
×
×



Support of RH850 family, RX64M
group
×
×
×
×
×
×
×
×



17
18
19
RX100
RH850
RX64M
−: Not relevant, ×: Specification change not implemented, : Specification change implemented
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No.
Microcontroller
Release Note
Additions and Changes to
Product Version (Item No.)
<11>
<10>
<9>
<8>
<7>
<6>
<5>
<4>
<3>
<2>
<1>
Specifications
Change in specifications regarding
result codes for the script command
to perform blank checking
Addition of a way to specify lock bits
−
−
−
×
×
×
×
×



−
−
−
×
×
×
×
×



×
×
×
×
×
×
×
×



×
×
×
×
×
×
×
×



×
×
×
×
×
×
×
×



−
−
−
×
×
×
×
×



RX64M
Change in specifications regarding
the index of unique codes
Change in specifications for
automatically updating the E1 or E20
firmware
Change in the specifications
regarding the log file format of the
script execution function
Addition of the [Address] tab in the
[Erase] dialog box
Support of Trusted Memory function
−
−
−
−
−
−
−
−
×


27
RX64M
Support of Option-Setting Memory
−
−
−
−
−
−
−
−
×


28
RX
Addition of Write Mode function
−
−
−
×
×
×
×
×
×


20
RX
21
RX
22
All
23
All
24
All
25
RX
26
−: Not relevant, ×: Specification change not implemented, : Specification change implemented
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2.2
Release Note
Details of additions and changes to specifications
No. 1 Addition of Serial interface programming function
Microcontroller: RL78, 78K, V850
Description:
The COMx has been added to the Select Communication Interface dialog box. The
COMxVoltage: box has been added to the Setting Power Supply dialog box. It is a function
to program it as a flash programmer by using the serial port of PC (COM port).
Implementation: This item has been implemented in products with RFP V1.02.00 and later versions.
No. 2 Addition of HCUHEX file reading function
Microcontroller: RL78, 78K, V850
Description:
The HCUHEX files created using the HEX Consolidation Utility (HCU), which is used for
generating ROM code for ordering Renesas Electronics preprogrammed flash memory
devices, can now be read.
Implementation: This item has been implemented in products with RFP V1.02.00 and later versions.
No. 3 Addition of program file size monitoring function
Microcontroller: RL78, 78K, V850
Description:
The Program file size monitor function has been added to the Information Settings dialog
box. If this check box is selected, execution of the Program command is suspended if the
program file is larger than the area to be written to.
Implementation: This item has been implemented in products with RFP V1.02.00 and later versions.
No. 4 Support of RX family
Microcontroller: RX
Description:
The RX family is now supported. In addition, a correspondence version may change with
microcontrollers. Please refer to the available microcontroller list.
Implementation: This item has been implemented in products with RFP V1.03.00 and later versions.
No. 5 Addition of two types of writing operation windows (basic mode and full mode)
Microcontroller: All
Description:
Two types of writing operation windows (Basic and Full modes) have been added.
Implementation: This item has been implemented in products with RFP V2.00.00 and later versions.
No. 6 Addition of execution of scripts function
Microcontroller: All
Description:
Script execution function has been added.
Implementation: This item has been implemented in products with RFP V2.00.00 and later versions.
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No. 7 Addition of embedding of unique codes function
Microcontroller: All
Description:
Unique code embedding function has been added.
Implementation: This item has been implemented in products with RFP V2.00.00 and later versions.
No. 8 Addition of user boot area options
Microcontroller: RX
Description:
[User Boot Area Option] has been added in the [Project Settings] dialog box. It is used to
specify whether or not to include the user boot area in the scope of erase.
Implementation: This item has been implemented in products with RFP V2.00.00 and later versions.
No. 9 Addition of reset pin as low function
Microcontroller: RL78, 78K, V850
Description:
[Reset Pin as Low] has been added in the [Project Settings] dialog box.
Implementation: This item has been implemented in products with RFP V2.00.00 and later versions.
No. 10 Change of Windows supported
Microcontroller: All
Description:
The 32-bit and 64-bit editions of Windows 8 are now supported.
Implementation: This item has been implemented in products with RFP V2.01.00 and later versions.
No. 11 Addition of workspace file moving function
Microcontroller: RX
Description:
Even after a saved workspace file is moved to a different folder, the file can be opened.
Implementation: This item has been implemented in products with RFP V2.01.00 and later versions.
No. 12 Addition of programming through the FINE pin
Microcontroller: RX200
Description:
Support for programming by the E1 or E20 emulator through the MCU’s FINE pin has been
added.
Implementation: This item has been implemented in products with RFP V2.01.00 and later versions.
No. 13 Addition of programming through the FINE pin
Microcontroller: RX100
Description:
Support for programming by the E1 or E20 emulator through the MCU’s FINE pin has been
added.
Implementation: This item has been implemented in products with RFP V2.01.01 and later versions.
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No. 14 Addition of file merging function
Microcontroller: RX
Description:
In full mode, a function that merges data from all program files in a project for output as a
single program file has been added.
Implementation: This item has been implemented in products with RFP V2.03.00 and later versions.
No. 15 Addition of ID code saving function
Microcontroller: RX
Description:
Saving the ID code data in an ID code file instead of a project file is now possible.
Implementation: This item has been implemented in products with RFP V2.03.00 and later versions.
No. 16 Deletion of connect option for lock bits
Microcontroller: RX
Description:
[Connect Option] has been deleted from the [Lock Bit] category in the [Project Settings] dialog
box.
Implementation: This item has been implemented in products with RFP V2.03.00 and later versions.
No. 17 Addition of mode pin setting on disconnection of FINE
Microcontroller: RX
Description:
When FINE is selected as the connection method, the [Mode Pin At Disconnection] category
in the [Project Settings] dialog box is now enabled.
Implementation: This item has been implemented in products with RFP V2.03.00 and later versions.
No. 18 Change of Windows supported
Microcontroller: All
Description:
The 32-bit and 64-bit editions of Windows 8.1 are now supported. Windows XP is no longer
supported.
Implementation: This item has been implemented in products with RFP V2.04.00 and later versions.
No. 19 Support of RH850 family, RX64M group
Microcontroller: RH850, RX64M
Description:
The RH850 family and RX64M group are now supported. In addition, a correspondence
version may change with microcontrollers. Please refer to the available microcontroller list.
Implementation: This item has been implemented in products with RFP V2.04.00 and later versions.
No. 20 Change in specifications regarding result codes for the script command to perform blank checking
Microcontroller: RX
Description:
Specifications were changed so that the result code “1” is returned instead of “0” when
data/userboot is specified for an MCU which has neither a data area nor a user boot area in
response to the script command to perform blank checking.
Implementation: This item has been implemented in products with RFP V2.04.00 and later versions.
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No. 21 Addition of a way to specify lock bits
Microcontroller: RX
Description:
Functions to specify “Lock each block,” “Lock the area,” and “Unlock the area” have been
added as ways to specify the lock bits. Double clicking on an area name in the [Block Locking]
dialog box changes the way to specify the lock bits.
Implementation: This item has been implemented in products with RFP V2.04.00 and later versions.
No. 22 Change in specifications regarding the index of unique codes
Microcontroller: All
Description:
Note
When unique code embedding does not proceed for the specified index
, the specifications
were changed so that the next index is not specified. This is in contrast to the former
specifications, in which it was specified.
Note: For example, unique code embedding does not proceed when the area for embedding a
unique code is different from the area for writing a program file.
Implementation: This item has been implemented in products with RFP V2.04.00 and later versions.
No. 23 Change in specifications for automatically updating the E1 or E20 firmware
Microcontroller: All
Description:
A confirmation dialog box was displayed on connection of an E1 or E20 when updating of the
firmware was required. The specifications have been changed so that the firmware is
automatically updated without displaying a confirmation dialog box.
Implementation: This item has been implemented in products with RFP V2.04.00 and later versions.
No. 24 Change in the specifications regarding the log file format of the script execution function
Microcontroller: All
Description:
The RFP version and the folder information for the script and work space files have been
added to the log file format for the script execution function.
Implementation: This item has been implemented in products with RFP V2.04.00 and later versions.
No. 25 Addition of the [Address] tab in the [Erase] dialog box
Microcontroller: RX
Description:
An [Address] tabbed page has been added to the [Erase] dialog box.
Implementation: This item has been implemented in products with RFP V2.04.00 and later versions.
No. 26 Support of Trusted Memory function
Microcontroller: RX64M
Description:
Support for Trusted Memory has been added.
Implementation: This item has been implemented in products with RFP V2.05.00 and later versions.
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No. 27 Support of Option-Setting Memory
Microcontroller: RX64M
Description:
Support for program files that include data for the option setting memory area has been
added.
Implementation: This item has been implemented in products with RFP V2.05.00 and later versions.
No. 28 Addition of Write Mode function
Microcontroller: RX
Description:
“Minimum Programming Mode” and “Block Programming Mode” as “Write Mode” have been
added.
Implementation: This item has been implemented in products with RFP V2.05.00 and later versions.
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Chapter 3 Restrictions
3.1
Restriction List
<11>
<10>
<9>
78K
<8>
RL78
<7>
3
<6>
V850ES/Jx3
V850ES/Sx3
<5>
2
<4>
RL78/G13
Product Version (Item No.)
<3>
1
Restrictions
<2>
Microcontroller
<1>
No.
Restriction that cannot release
security setting
Restriction about programming of
V850ES/Jx3 and V850ES/Sx3
×
×









×
×
×








Restriction about choosing a
HCUHEX file and changing a HEX file
−
−
−
×







V850
4
RX
Restriction that terminates RFP
abnormally opening the workspace
−
−
−
×
×






5
RL78
Restriction that invalidates items in
which HCUHEX file is specified on
the first priority
×
×
×
×
×
×
×
×
×
×
×
Restriction that relates voltage
detection function with E1/E20
×
×
×
×
×
×
×




78K
V850
6
RL78
7
All
Restriction that relates script
execution time
×
×
×
×
×
×
×
×
×
×
×
8
RX
Restriction about reading data
−
−
−
−
×






9
RX
Restriction about errors arising during
command execution
−
−
−
−
×






10
RX
Restriction about starting
programmer after selecting
workspace file
−
−
−
−
×
×
×




11
RX
Restriction on connection of an
emulator other than E1 or E20
−
−
−
×
×






12
RX
Restriction on timeout during FINE
connection
−
−
−
−
−
×
×




13
RX
Restriction with Display of Mode Pins
at Disconnection Category while
Programming
−
−
−
−
−
×
×




14
RL78/G10
Restriction with Connecting Target
System to Host PC via COMx Port
−
−
−
×
×
×
×




Restriction about Program
−
−
−
−
−
−
×




RL78/G12
15
RX100
16
All
Restriction about starting
programmer after double clicking a
workspace file
−
−
−
−
−
×





17
RX200
Restriction on user boot area option
−
−
−
−
−
×
×




RX600
−: Not relevant, ×: Applicable, : Corrected
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21
RH850/F1H
<11>
RX100
<10>
20
<9>
V850
<8>
78K
<7>
RL78
<6>
19
Restriction on flash shield window
that leads to abnormal termination of
the RFP
Restriction caused by "Unknown
error occurred" while a command is
being executed
<5>
RX100
<4>
18
Product Version (Item No.)
<3>
Restrictions
<2>
Microcontroller
<1>
No.
Release Note
−
−
−
−
−
−
×




-
-
-
-
-
-
-
×



Restriction with errors arising in FINE
communications
-
-
-
-
-
×
×
×
×


Restriction about Verify command
with Minimum Programming Mode
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
×

−: Not relevant, ×: Applicable, : Corrected
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3.2
Release Note
Restriction Details
No. 1 Restriction that cannot release security setting
Microcontroller: The RL78/G13 group with no data flash memory (product type R5F101*****)
Description: Even if the flash memories of the MCUs for which security settings have been made are erased in
the Chip mode, the settings cannot be canceled. So if write protection has been enabled by
security settings, it cannot be disabled.
Workaround: To avoid this problem, do not enable write protection by using security settings. If write protection
is enabled in your MCU, disable it by the PG-FP5 flash memory programmer; then reprogram
flash memory.
Action:
This issue has been corrected in products with RFP V1.02.00 and later versions.
No. 2 Restriction about programming of V850ES/Jx3 and V850ES/Sx3
Microcontroller: V850ES/Sx3, V850ES/Jx3
Description: If the Erase, Blank Check, or Set Security command is executed for programming the flash ROM
on any MCU involved, a communication error may arise. Note, however, that when the command
was executed normally with no communication error arising, the erasure, blank checking or
security setting has been performed correctly.
Workaround: If a communication error arises, re-execute the command concerned.
Action:
This issue has been corrected in products with RFP V1.03.00 and later versions.
No. 3 Restriction about choosing a HCUHEX file and changing a HEX file
Microcontroller: RL78, 78K, V850
Description: If choosing a HCUHEX file and changing a HEX file, the setting item which can be changed in a
[List of Settings] Dialog cannot be changed.
Workaround: [List of Settings] Dialog is closed with a Cancel button, and is opened again.
Action:
This issue has been corrected in products with RFP V2.00.00 and later versions.
No. 4 Restriction that terminates RFP abnormally opening the workspace
Microcontroller: RX
Description: RFP will be terminated abnormally, opening the workspace with following operation steps.
(1)
Create a workspace file, A.rws in Basic mode and a workspace file, B.rws in Full mode.
(2)
Open A.rws at the [Welcome!] dialog.
(3)
Point to [File], [Create New Workspace], and then open [Create New Workspace] dialog and
click Cancel button to close.
(4)
Open B.rws by pointing at [File], [Open Workspace].
Workaround: Do not conduct the operations: (3) and (4).
Action:
This issue has been corrected in products with RFP V2.01.00 and later versions.
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No. 5 Restriction that invalidates items in which HCUHEX file is specified on the first priority
Microcontroller: RL78, 78K, V850
Description: HCUHEX file is not specified on the first priority in items and items operate in inappropriate way
when conducting following operations.
<Invalid operation 1>
(1)
Choose HCUHEX file in Full mode, HEX file in Basic mode.
(2)
Edit the project setting in Basic mode.
(3)
The project setting in Basic mode is able to use in Full mode by shifting the mode from the
Basic to the Full. However, settings which are applied by reading HCUHEX file are not
applied.
<Invalid operation 2>
(1)
Choose HEX file in Basic mode.
(2)
Edit the project setting in Basic mode.
(3)
Choose HCUHEX file.
(4)
After opening [Project Settings] dialog box in Basic mode and then click Cancel button to
close, re-open [Project Settings] dialog box.
(5)
[Project Setting] edited at (2) is shown, This setting is applied clicking Complete button.
<Invalid operation 3>
(1)
Choose HEX file in Basic mode.
(2)
Choose commands unsupported in HCUHEX file in Basic mode.
(3)
Choose HCUHEX file.
(4)
The unsupported commands remain chosen.
Workaround:Do not change the Basic or Full mode in using HCUHEX. Have HCUHEX file read again when
using HCUHEX file together with HEX file, before commands execution.
Action:
In planning.
No. 6 Restriction that relates to voltage detection function with E1/E20
Microcontroller: RL78
Description: E1/E20 detects a voltage with VDD pin, and then sends the detected voltage value to
microcontroller. Especially, when the target system operates at low voltage and an error of the
detected voltage value is out of the operating range, “Error(E1002004) : Communication failure or
timeout.” ,abnormal voltage value may occurs.
Workaround: There is no workaround.
Action:
This issue has been corrected in products with RFP V2.03.00 and later versions.
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No. 7 Restriction that relates script execution time
Microcontroller: All
Description: When many script commands are executed with a single execution of the script execution
function, its execution rate may slow.
Workaround: Do not enter many of the same script commands in a single script file not to execute many script
commands.
Action:
In planning.
No. 8 Restriction about reading data
Microcontroller: RX
Description: When data is read from the flash memory on an MCU of the RX family, either of the two symptoms
described below arises and no program files can be saved if you follow these steps:
1. In the Read dialog box, click the Addresses tab.
2. Type a value into the Start Address and the End Address text box so that a read-out range of 1
byte can be selected.
3. Then execute the Read command.
Symptom 1.
RFP is abnormally closed. If the programmer is restarted, an error appears, and all the commands
cannot be executed.
Examples of errors are as follows:
Error (E1017010): E1/E20 communication error.
Error (E1010006): Connection failed.
Symptom 2.
"Error (E1010016): Reading data failed." appears.
Workaround: Select a read-out range of 2 bytes; not 1 byte.
Action:
This issue has been corrected in products with RFP V2.01.00 and later versions.
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No. 9 Restriction about errors arising during command execution
Microcontroller: RX
Description: If any of the errors described in Section 2. arises while any of the commands in Section 1. is
executed, Renesas Flash Programmer is not closed by the error, but it continues the remaining
processing in error as explained in Section 3. Depending on the processing performed, in addition,
the programmer may interpret the command to be normally executed and output the results
obtained as the correct ones.
1. Commands and setting Involved
- Program ("program" in script command)
- Verify ("verify" in script command)
- Read (not used in script command)
- Lock Bit setup before disconnecting (not used in script command)
2. Errors Involved
(1) List of errors arising during execution of Program command
- Error (E1014044): Writing Data - Checksum error.
- Error (E1014045): Writing Data - Address error.
- Error (E1014046): Writing Data - Write error.
- Error (E1014047): Writing Data - Invalid response.
- Error (E1014001): The device sent an unrecognized response: xxxx.
- Error (E1014003): The device does not support this command.
(2) List of errors arising during execution of Verify or Read command
- Error (E1014040): Reading Data - Checksum error.
- Error (E1014041): Reading Data - Address error.
- Error (E1014042): Reading Data - Length error.
- Error (E1014043): Reading Data - Invalid response.
- Error (E1014001): The device sent an unrecognized response: xxxx.
- Error (E1014003): The device does not support this command.
- Error (E1014048): Read Checksum mismatch.
(3) List of errors arising Lock Bit setup before disconnecting
- Error (E1017023): E1/E20 connection timed out.
- Error (E1010004): Lock failed for xx (0xXXXX - 0xXXXX)
- Error (E1014030): Setting Lock Bit - Checksum error.
3. Descriptions of Processing Performed in Error
(1) Case where the programmer is used in the Full or Basic mode If any of the errors described
in 2. is displayed on the Output panel, the processing may be continued, and PASS be
displayed on the Status bar.
(2) Case where the script-executing function is performed If any of the errors described in 2.
arises, the processing may be continued, and the result code "0" (PASS) be returned.
NOTE: The Read command is not supported by the script function, so the problem does not
arise in this command.
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Workaround: To avoid this problem, use any of the following methods:
1. Check to see that the checksum after writing memory is correct.
(1) In the Full or Basic mode
To check to see that the checksum after writing memory is correct, follow these steps:
1. In the Project Settings dialog box, click the Other Settings tab.
2. In the Flash Program Options category, select Request Checksum and select “True”.
3. Execute any of the commands in Section 1. to check the result of checksum calculation.
(2) In script commands
Place the "checksum" command after "program"; then check to see that the checksum is
correct.
2. Check to see that an error is displayed on the Output panel. If any of the errors described in 2.
is displayed, interpret the programmer to be abnormally closed.
3. Use Flash Development Toolkit.
Flash Development Toolkit is not concerned with this problem, so it can be used for the MCUs
that are listed in "Flash Development Toolkit target device list." To see this list, go to:
http://www.renesas.com/fdt
Action:
This issue has been corrected in products with RFP V2.01.00 and later versions.
No. 10 Restriction about starting programmer after selecting workspace file
Microcontroller: All
Description: Suppose that you are using the user account with which neither Operation Group 1 nor Operation
Group 2 described below has ever been performed. If you select a work-space file and then start
RFP, it is abnormally closed.
To select a workspace file and then start RFP, you can use any of the following three ways:
- Double clicking a workspace file.
- Dragging and dropping a workspace file onto RFP.exe.
- Typing RFP.exe followed by the name of a workspace file at the command prompt and so on;
then executing it.
Operation Group 1:
1. Install RFP.
2. In the Welcome! dialog box, select the Create new workspace check box.
3. In the Create new workspace dialog box, create a workspace.
Operation Group 2:
1. Install RFP.
2. In the Welcome! dialog box, select a workspace file from among the ones already created;
then open it.
Workaround: To avoid this problem follow these steps:
1. On the Start menu, start RFP.
2. In the Welcome! dialog box, select Create new workspace and click Next.
3. In the Create new workspace dialog box, click the Cancel button to exit RFP.
Action:
This issue has been corrected in products with RFP V2.03.00 and later versions.
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No. 11 Restriction on connection of an emulator other than E1 or E20
Microcontroller: RX
Description: If the [Select Emulator] dialog is opened when an emulator other than E1 or E20 (E10A-USB,
E10T-USB, E7, E200F) is connected to the host PC through USB, many [The parameter is
incorrect] dialog boxes appear one after another.
Workaround: Do not connect an emulator other than E1 or E20. If many [The parameter is incorrect] dialog
boxes appear, disconnect the USB cable from the emulator that is not E1 or E20 and close all
open dialog boxes.
Action:
This issue has been corrected in products with RFP V2.01.00 and later versions.
No. 12 Restriction on connection of an emulator other than E1 or E20
Microcontroller: RX
Description: If an error "Error(E1017023) : E1/E20 connection timed out." occurs due to a communication
failure during FINE connection, connection cannot be resumed after that. In contrast, even if an
error occurs during the display of [Query Generic Device] dialog, connection can be established
again.
Workaround: Remove the USB cable from E1 or E20 and connect it again. Terminate RFP and open it.
Action:
This issue has been corrected in products with RFP V2.03.00 and later versions.
No. 13 Restriction with Display of Mode Pins at Disconnection Category while Programming
Microcontroller: RX
Description: In a project created under the conditions described in a), if the Tool list box for the project is
switched to E1 or E20, the Mode Pins at Disconnection category on the Other Settings tab in
Project Settings window is not shown.
a) This problem arises if the following conditions are all satisfied:
(1) RX is selected in the Using Target Microcontroller list box.
(2) COMx or USB Direct is selected in the Tool list box.
Workaround: On the File menu in the menu bar, select Open a workspace command so that the workspace file
can be reopened.
Action:
This issue has been corrected in products with RFP V2.03.00 and later versions.
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No. 14 Restriction with Connecting Target System to Host PC via COMx Port
Microcontroller: RL78/G10, RL78/G12 (The reset pin can be used for other functions than reset.)
Description: Suppose that the program file where the PORTSELB value of the option byte 000C1H is 0 is
written to an MCU, and the COMx port of the host PC is used to connect the target system with the
PC. If any command is executed in the above MCU, the following errors arise and the MCU
cannot enter to the Flash Memory Programming mode:
- Error (E1000001): COMx communication time out.
- Error (E1002004): Communication failure or timeout.
Workaround: If you connect the target system to the COMx port of the host PC, do not write to the MCU any
program file where the PORTSELB value of the option byte 000C1H is 0. Otherwise, do not use
the COMx port but connect the E1 or E20 emulator via a USB cable.
Action:
This issue has been corrected in products with RFP V2.03.00 and later versions.
No. 15 Restriction about Program
Microcontroller: RX100
Description: It is necessary to erase the block to program before program execution. RFP is treated as a blank
block to any block that has not been written of the data area and user area. It does not execute a
block erase before programming to even write data.
Workaround: In the case of [Basic mode]
Execute Program command after the following setting.
1. In the Project Settings dialog box, click the Other Settings tab.
2. In the Flash Program Options category, select All Erase Before Program and select “True”.
In the case of [Full mode]
Erase a target block by the Erase command, and execute Program command.
It does not erase, even if it operates the following.
[Project Settings] -> [Other Settings] tab -> [Flash Program Options] category -> [Erase Before
Program]
Action:
This issue has been corrected in products with RFP V2.03.00 and later versions.
No. 16 Restriction about starting programmer after double clicking a workspace file
Microcontroller: All
Description: If a work space file double-click with host PC which installed the RFP version V2.01.00 after
installing V2.00.00 or V2.00.01, originally, the main window of the version installed recently opens.
However, the main window of V2.00.00 or V2.00.01 opens.
Workaround: Open a work space file by the following method.
- Dragging and dropping a workspace file onto RFP.exe.
- Typing RFP.exe followed by the name of a workspace file at the command prompt and so on;
then executing it.
Action:
This issue has been corrected in products with RFP V2.01.01 and later versions.
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No. 17 Restriction on user boot area option
Microcontrollers: RX200 and RX600 (MCUs that have a user boot area)
Description: Even when [Eraseable] under the [User Boot Options] category is set to “False” in the [Project
Settings] dialog box, the user boot area can be erased through the operations below.
(1) Execute the [Read] command to save a file with an arbitrary name.
(2) Click on the [Cancel] button in the [Read] dialog box.
(3) On executing the Erase command, the user boot area is specifiable in the [Erase] dialog box.
Workaround: There is no workaround.
Action:
This issue has been corrected in products with RFP V2.03.00 and later versions.
No. 18 Restriction on flash shield window settings
Microcontroller: RX100
Description: The operations shown below for the flash shield window settings in the [Project Settings] dialog
box lead to abnormal termination of the RFP.
(1) Setting the [Set Security] drop-down list to “True.”
(2) Changing the [Start of flash shield block number] or [End of flash shield block number] to any
value.
(3) Ending RFP operations.
Workaround: After operation (2) above, click on the [Other Settings] tab in the [Project Settings] dialog box.
Action:
This issue has been corrected in products with RFP V2.03.00 and later versions.
No. 19 Restriction caused by "Unknown error occurred" while a command is being executed
Microcontroller: RL78, 78K, V850
Description: In some cases the output panel will indicate that an error has occurred while a program or verify
command is being executed. As a result, the status bar displays “ERROR.”
Workaround: Restart the RFP and execute the command again.
Action:
This issue has been corrected in products with RFP V2.03.00 and later versions.
No. 20 Restriction with errors arising in FINE communications
Microcontroller: RX100, RX200
Description: When the RFP used in FINE communications, the emulator occasionally drops data it should be
receiving from the MCU. In such cases, a message to indicate a communications error appears
within the main window of the RFP. Note, however, that when a command was executed or when
a new workspace was created normally with no error arising, the operation has proceeded
correctly.
Workaround: To avoid this problem, execute either of the following:
(1) If a communications error arises during the FINE communications, re-execute the operation
concerned.
(2) When programming the flash ROM of any applicable MCU, use the two-wire UART interface.
Action:
This issue has been corrected in products with RFP V2.05.00 and later versions.
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No. 21 Restriction about Verify command with Minimum Programming Mode
Microcontroller: RH850/F1H
Description: When you use Verify command with Minimum Programming Mode in Data Flash, the following
error will be displayed.
(1) When you execute the Verify command to the microcontroller with enable reading, 'Error
(E1014041): Reading Data - Address error.' will be displayed.
(2) When you execute the Verify command to the microcontroller with disable reading, 'Error
(E1020021): Verify error' will be displayed.
Workaround (1) Please use the program file that is aligned to 16 bytes data.
(2) Please use the program file that is aligned to 1024 bytes data.
Action:
This issue has been corrected in products with RFP V2.05.01 and later versions.
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