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Applies to: V2F-1XV7
Customers who have configured their Versatile Express system (V2P-M1 + V2F-1XV7) using the recovery files provided with the V2S-A57 may experience issues when later performing a System Recovery from a Versatile Express DVD 5.2 or earlier (as explained in the Release Notes).
After an initial POR (Power on Reset) the MCC terminal (UART 0) may report:
ERROR: Flash Initialisation Failed
The MCC (Motherboard Configuration Controller) firmware supplied with the V2S-A57 (mv8_v313.ebf) formats the Flash devices (NOR 0 / NOR 1) on the motherboard to use a 64-bit filesystem. This 64-bit filesystem is not compatible with the MCC firmware supplied with the Versatile Express DVD 5.2 or earlier. To ensure the Flash is formatted correctly, the entire Flash memory on the motherboard must be erased using the MCC firmware supplied with the V2S-A57 (mv8_v313.ebf).
To successfully erase the Flash memories, the MCC will need to be updated to the firmware supplied with the V2S-A57. To update the firmware customer should follow the System Recovery procedure explained in the Release Notes of the V2S-A57. This can be found at the following default installation path:
Once the Versatile Express system has been successfully configured with the V2S-A57 firmware, the Flash memories can be erased using the following sequence:
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