AN 822: Intel® FPGA Configuration Device Migration Guideline

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Date 4/29/2020
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1.2.1. IP Core Compatibility

Table 1.  EPCS to EPCQ-A Device Migration IP Core Compatibility
IP Core Compatibility Condition
ASMI Parallel Yes/No
  • If sector protect is used, refer to Sector Protect to determine compatibility.
  • EPCS128 has different sector size than EPCQ128A, not compatible if sector erase is used.
Serial Flash Controller Yes/No
Serial Flash Loader (SFL) Yes/No
  • Compatible for Cyclone® V, Arria® V and Stratix® V devices.
  • For devices earlier than Cyclone® V, Arria® V and Stratix® V, it is compatible if the Enhanced SFL 1 is enabled.
Remote Update Yes  
Table 2.  EPCQ to EPCQ-A Device Migration IP Core Compatibility
IP Core Compatibility Condition
ASMI Parallel Yes/No
  • If sector protect is used, refer to sector protect table comparison to determine compatibility.
  • Not compatible if read dummy clock is enabled.
ASMI Parallel II No
Serial Flash Controller No
Serial Flash Controller II No
Generic QSPI Controller No
Generic QSPI Controller II No
Serial Flash Loader Yes/No
  • Compatible for Cyclone® V, Arria® V and Stratix® V devices.
  • For devices earlier than Cyclone® V, Arria® V and Stratix® V, it is compatible if the Enhanced SFL 1 is enabled.
Remote Update Yes
1 Enhanced SFL is an option available in the Serial Flash Loader IP core when using with devices earlier than Cyclone® V, Arria® V and Stratix® V.

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