AN 741: Remote System Upgrade for MAX 10 FPGA Devices over UART with the Nios II Processor

ID 683661
Date 2/21/2017
Document Table of Contents Generating files for QSPI Programming

To generate the .pof file for QSPI programming, perform the following steps:

  1. Build Nios II Project and generate HEX file.
    Note: Refer to AN730: Nios II Processor Booting Methods In MAX 10 Devices for information about building Nios II project and generating HEX file.
  2. On the File menu, click Convert Programming Files.
  3. Under Output programming file, select Programmer Object File (.pof) in the Programming file type list.
  4. In the Mode list, select 1-bit Passive Serial.
  5. In the Configuration device list, select CFI_512Mb.
  6. In the File name box, specify the file name for the programming file you want to create.
  7. In the Input files to convert list, remove the Options and SOF data row. Click Add Hex Data and a Add Hex Data dialog box appear. In the Add Hex Data box, select Absolute addressing and insert the .hex file generated from Nios II EDS Build Tools.
  8. After all settings are set, click Generate to generate related programming file.