CE50 - TCM Support

1) Time/Date 12:30 / 04/14/10

2) Response time

3) Product - WT4090

4) OS Version BSP 35

5) Clarify Case #2113743

Customer is unable to connect via usb when using the TCM on a Windows 7 box to load hex images via IPL mode.
I verified it does not work on 32bit Windows 7 box in lab.

Is the TCM supported on Windows 7 ? If not, will this be supported in the future?

George Dellaratta
Are you testing on DCP 5.0

Are you testing on DCP 5.0 for the WT40X0?
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Glenn Sobel
This is the file I installed

This is the file I installed on the PC

30xxc50BxxDC010803.exe
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George Dellaratta
You're confusing me a bit. 

You're confusing me a bit.  The product listed in the title is WT4090, but you've installed the DCP for MC3000. 

Not really a problem anyway since for both of these products (MPA1.0 platform) no further DCPs are planned.  You'll notice that the DCP in question was released a year before Windows7 was released.
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Glenn Sobel
Sorry for the confusion. I

Sorry for the confusion.
I tested with MC30xx but the Customer loaded latest DCP for WT4090 40XXc50BxxDC050003.exe

Just for verification, DCP for MPA 1.x devices will not be supported on Windows 7; period.
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Tom Lewis
I was able to use Windows 7

I was able to use Windows 7 64 bit to connect via TCM, however you have to manually install the driver, and point to the tcm driver subdirectory when asked.The driver will no automatically install.
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Glenn Sobel
Thanks for the reply, On the

Thanks for the reply,
On the Windows 7 32 bit PC, I manually pointed to the USB drivers in the C:\Program Files\Motorola\TCM2\USB Driver folder but did not work for me, nor the customer.
So you are saying it should work?
customer was following same process he does on an XP PC but it was not working on the Windows 7 PC.
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Tom Lewis
No, I'm saying it did work

No, I'm saying it did work for me, but on the 64 bit version.
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Tom Lewis
No, I'm saying it did work

No, I'm saying it did work for me, but on the 64 bit version.
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George Dellaratta
It seems that the default

It seems that the default settings are not hard coded into TCM.  TCM hasn't changed in a few years.  Each product has its own INI file which keeps the settings for that particular product.  You might want to peek into the INI file for the MC3000 in the DCP.  Compare it to the one from the earlier DCP and make any necessary changes OR just use the older INI file in the new DCP.
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Glenn Sobel
Platform=5  AreaName5

Platform=5
 AreaName5=Platform
 SectSize5=0012
 AreaAttrb5=1000
; AreaStart5=8080
 AreaSects5=0040
 FSType5=2
Application=6
 AreaName6=Application
 SectSize6=0012
 AreaAttrb6=1000
; AreaStart6=80A0
 AreaSects6=0040

or

Disk1Text=Platform
Disk2Text=Application
BootDisk=1
UsedFlash0=0
UsedFlash1=0
OffsetFlash1=0x8080
MinDisks=2
MaxDisks=2
NumDisks=2
VolumeStart=5
VolumeDivisor=262144"

Is there a way to get this tcm upgraded to be more graphically user friendly or discontinued in terms of it capability of creating custom hex images.. the user has no clue how much can be added to the image, how much space is available, etc...  troubleshooting custom hex image creations is very problematic.
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Glenn Sobel
the beginning of my post was

the beginning of my post was not visible.
I stated that I found the ini file for the MC3000 1.8 DCP
but I do not see where the partitions sizes are declared.
I copied some parts to see if any of those declare the partition size.
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George Dellaratta
There is a new utility to

There is a new utility to perform this function so TCM is being deprecated. 

I have no idea which item will give you the functionality you need.  I recommend comparing the INI included in this DCP with the one in the "working" DCP.
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Glenn Sobel
Thank you for your help in

Thank you for your help in this matter.

I completed a diff on ini file from DCP1.8 and DCP 1.6 for the MC3000
ONLY  difference in between the 2 files is the line

[MC3000c50Bxx-64M] vs [MC3000c50Ben-64M]

Bottom line, it is not known which device / ini file set the parameter that sets the incorrect partition sizes. From your postings, it seems it is set by an ini file.
Is this something that an SPR can file or do I should I recommend this other utility that you mentioned that will complete the same process of creating a custom hex image. What is the name of this utility and where can it be found?
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George Dellaratta
So, what happened when you

So, what happened when you changed this line in the new INI?

As I mentioned in am earlier first POST on this topic, nothing is broken, the default setting was changed. No SPR.
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Glenn Sobel
I have 23 different DCP's

I have 23 different DCP's installed (WT's, MT's, VC's, MC90xx, MC3000. PPT88xx)
only three show the partitions as same size (16384/16384)

MC50     v 1.4 64M
MC3000  v.1.6 64M
MC3000  v.1.7 64M
MC3000  v.1.8 64M

The rest show the partitions size of (8192 / 24576) or similar configuration.

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