Generic Flash Programmer User Guide: Intel® Quartus® Prime Pro Edition

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Date 3/28/2022
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Give Feedback Step 3: Program the Flash Memory Device

Follow these steps to program the flash memory device using the Intel® Quartus® Prime Programmer and Intel FPGA download cable over a JTAG connection via Active Serial programming.
  1. Generate a .jic file, as Step 2: Generate Secondary Programming Files (Convert Programming Files) describes.
  2. Open the Intel® Quartus® Prime software, and then click Tools > Programmer.
  3. In the Programmer, click Hardware Setup, and then select a connected Intel FPGA Download Cable.
  4. Click Add File, and then select the .jic file you generate at the previous step.
    Figure 20. JIC Loaded for Flash Programming in Programmer
  5. Enable the Program/Configure option for the .jic file. The FPGA Device row Program/Configure option automatically enables, and displays the Factory default SFL image as the FPGA configuration data. This entry indicates that the programming flow first configures the FPGA with the SFL image, which subsequently controls the programming of the flash memory device.
  6. Click Start and wait for the progress bar to reach 100%. The programming flow executes according to your specifications in the .jic file.