Upgrade Images and Data Partitions¶
In order to be able to apply an Upgrade image to the device it must be programmed with a Factory Image and Data Partition.
The DFU process requires the use of two utilities,
depending on the firmware variant, and
versions of these utilities are provided as part of the Release Package in the appropriate
platform directory in
\host\Win32\bin), and the source code
for the DFU utility is provided in the
more information on building the host applications refer to the build
\host\how_to_build_host_apps.rst in the Release
In addition to the DFU utilities, the Upgrade image and Data Partition
are required. These are provided in the Release Package in the \bin and
Generation of custom Data Partitions is detailed in the Configuration and the Data Partition section.
There are a number of stages required to prepare and execute a DFU to ensure are safe and successful update. These are detailed in the next section.