Image Download Tool User Guide Contents

  • Date: 14 Oct 2018
  • Publisher: Easy-Team
  • Category: Huawei

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Image Download Tool

User Guide


1.1 Overview

The IDT, Merge Tool and USB map tool are the auxiliary

software of K3 V200R001 platform that is developed by HiSilicon.

The IDT is used to download images and merge images

during platform development and reference design.

To be specific, the IDT is used to not only download images

on the K3V200R001 platform in the terminal production line,

but also download and merge images in batches in the laboratory.

The function of the IDT is described in Table 1-1.

1.2 Running Environment

Merge Tool

The Merge Tool is a Win32 console program that runs under the PC command line.


1.3 Configuration RequirementsSoftware Requirements

The following software requirements must be met to ensure that the IDT runs on the PC properly:

  •   Operating system: Windows XP, Windows 7, or Windows Server

  •   Drivers: Android phone driver, and driver for the USB virtual serial port (VCOM)

  •   Merge tool: Merge Tool

  •   Download tool: IDT

    Hardware Requirements

    The following hardware requirements must be met to ensure that the IDT runs on the PC properly:


2 Setting Up the Download Environment

2.1 Preparation
Software and Hardware Configurations

Ensure that the software and hardware configurations of the PC

meet the requirements described in section 1.3 "Configuration Requirements."

Installing the USB Driver

Install the drivers for the USB virtual serial port and USB Android debug bridge

(ADB) device by following the "USB Driver Installation Guide".

Installing the IDT

IDT is a green software that do not need to be installed. Decompress the

IDT_V200.rar file to the PC for using directly.

2.2 USB MAP Configuration

To configure the USB mapping, perform the following steps:

Step 1 Insert eight USB cables in the eight USB ports of the USB hub s

eparately, mark eight ports with IDs 1–8.

Step 2 Double-click USB MAP.exe, as shown in Figure 2-1.

2.3 Viewing the Information About USB Virtual Serial Ports and ADB Devices

Perform the following steps:
Step 1 Choose Start > Run, enter regedit, and click OK.

The Registry Editor window is displayed.


to view the registration information about USB virtual

serial ports and ADB devices. See Figure 2-4.

Figure 2-4 Registration information about USB virtual serial ports and ADB devices

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3 GUI Description of the IDT

3.1 Main GUI

Figure 3-1 shows the main GUI of the

IDT.Figure 3-1 Main GUI

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The main GUI of the IDT is divided into five areas.

Table 3-1 describes each area by area number.

Table 3-1 Function description of the main GUI of the IDT



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Function Description



Menu bar

The menus on the menu bar are organized by function, including File, Operation, View and Help.



You can use the basic functions of the IDT by clicking the



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Function Description


shortcut icons on the toolbar.


Workspace window

This window is used to operate USB ports.


Download window

This window displays the download status of USB ports when images are downloaded by using the IDT.


Output window

This window displays the IDT running information.

3.2 Menu Bar

File Menu

Figure 3-2 shows the File menu, and

Table 3-2 describes the functions of its menu item.

Figure 3-2 File menu

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Table 3-3 Functions of Operation menu items


Menu Item

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Start to download images.


Stop downloading images.


Related configuration to the images download.

View Menu

The View menu allows you to open or close the toolbar,

Workspace window, or Outputwindow on the main GUI as follows:

  •   Selected: The toolbar, Workspace window, and Output window are activated

  • (they are displayed on the main GUI).

  •   Deselected: The toolbar, Workspace window, and Output window are not activated

  • (they are not displayed on the main GUI)

    Toolbar, Workspace, and Output are selected by default,

  • as shown in Figure 3-4.Figure 3-4 View menu

    1. Figure 3-4 View menu

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    3. 3.3 Toolbar

      Figure 3-6 shows the toolbar of the IDT, and Table 3-5 describes the functions of shortcut icons.

      Figure 3-6 Toolbar

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      3.4 Workspace Window

      The Workspace window displays nodes in a tree structure. Each node USB n (n = 1–8)

      maps to a USB port.

      To view logs of a node, right-click the node, and choose Show Latest Log

      or Show All Logfrom the shortcut menu, as shown in Figure 3-7.

      Table 3-6 describes the functions of menu items.

      3.5 Download Window

      The download window has six states.
       If downloading is not started, the window shown in Figure 3-8 is displayed.

      Figure 3-8 Downloading not started

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      3.6 Output Window

      The Output window displays the running information about the IDT.

      The messages in red indicate errors or warnings, as shown in Figure 3-14.