AN 759: Using Secure Boot in Intel® Arria® 10 SoC Devices

ID 683060
Date 3/29/2021
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What happens if the first stage boot ROM is unsuccessful in authenticating the second-stage boot loader?

The first stage boot ROM attempts to authenticate all four second stage images that are stored in the boot partitions of your flash device. If the device cannot authenticate the images or identifies the images as corrupt, then the boot ROM attempts to execute a fall back image located in the on-chip RAM of the FPGA.