ATmega128 programming a CPLD over JTAG

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ATmega128 programming a CPLD over JTAG

Post by Stevetronics » Sun Feb 21, 2010 8:34 pm

Hey all, I've got a project in the works that needs to program a CPLD (in this case an ATF1508ASVL in the 84PLCC package from atmel) and I was wondering if the JTAG interface on the ATmega128 would be useable for this, or if it is solely a programming interface. Any help would be great. Thanks!
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Post by leon_heller » Sun Feb 21, 2010 9:32 pm

The JTAG I/F is just for programming and debugging.
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Post by Polux rsv » Mon Feb 22, 2010 12:56 am

If I remember correctly, JTAG is a kind of SPI: clock, data in, data out and some control signal. You could probably use the SPI and some IO lines.


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