Nios® II Flash Programmer User Guide

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Date 11/06/2017
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C. Document Revision History

Table 17.  Document Revision History for Nios® II Flash Programmer User Guide
Date Version Changes
November 2017 2017.11.06
  • Added the component support for Intel FPGA Generic Quad SPI Controller, Intel FPGA Generic Quad SPI Controller II, Intel FPGA Serial Flash Controller, and Intel FPGA Serial Flash Controller II in Table: Minimum Component Set for the Flash Programmer Target Design.
  • Changed the document part number from UG-NIOSIIFLSHPROG to UG-20103.
May 2017 2017.05.08
  • nios2-flash-programmer is now quartus_pgm --nios2
  • The Stand-Alone Mode chapter has been removed
March 2014 2.2
  • In chapter 1, added cross-reference to the Quad-Serial Configuration (EPCQ) Devices Datasheet
  • In chapter 1, updated the "Minimum Component Set for the Flash Programmer Target Design" table and updated the table notes.
  • In chapter 1, updated the "Example Target Design Containing the Minimum Component Set" figure.
  • In chapter 3, updated the "sof2flash Parameters" table.
  • In chapter 3, added the EPCQ command line example.
  • In chapter 3, updated the "elf2flash Parameters" table.
  • In chapter 3, added a note about how to program EPCS/EPCQ devices.
  • Replaced SOPC Builder with Qsys.
  • Replaced “EPCS” with “EPCS/EPCQ.”
February 2010 2.1 Documented the two sof2flash options --pfl and --optionbit.
January 2010 2.0
  • Documented the new Nios® II Flash Programmer GUI.
  • Revised entire document to use Nios® II Software Build Tools for Eclipse instead of Nios® II IDE.
  • Removed out-of-date list of tested flash memory devices.
May 2008 1.6 In chapter 3, corrected error in the "sof2flash Parameters" table. The default mode for the compression parameter is on. Compression is available for Cyclone® II, Cyclone® III, Stratix® II, and Stratix® III devices.
November 2007 1.5
  • In chapter 1, added note that HardCopy® II devices also support programming CFI Flash using Nios® II Flash programmer.
  • In chapter 3, documented command-line support for active parallel configuration.
May 2007 1.4
  • In chapter 1, removed mention of board description files (no longer implemented)
  • In chapter 1, corrected and updated discussion of --instance and --device command line parameters
  • In chapter 1, updated SOPC Builder screen shot
  • In chapter 3, added descriptions of nios2-flash-programmer options --sidp, --id, --timestamp, --accept-bad-sysid
  • In appendix C, corrected missing installation step
  • In appendix C, removed mention of board description files (no longer implemented)
November 2006 1.3 Updates for the Nios® II version 6.1 release. Includes improvements to the flash programmer user interface.
October 2005 1.2 Updates for the Nios® II version 5.1 release. Includes major changes to the flash programmer target design.
December 2004 1.1 Updates for the Nios® II version 1.1 release.
May 2004 1.0 Initial release.

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