Nios V® Embedded Processor Design Handbook

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Date 2/14/2023

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Document Table of Contents QSPI Flash Programming SDM

Intel FPGA Device QSPI Flash Programming

  1. Ensure that the Intel FPGA device’s Active Serial (AS) pin is routed to the QSPI flash. This routing allows the flash loader to load into the QSPI flash and configure the board correctly.
  2. Ensure the MSEL pin setting on the board is configured for AS programming.
  3. Open the Intel® Quartus® Prime Programmer and make sure JTAG is detected under the Hardware Setup.
  4. Select Auto Detect and choose the FPGA device according to your board.
  5. Right-click the selected Intel FPGA device and select Edit > Change File. Next, select the generated JIC file.
  6. Select the Program/ Configure check boxes for FPGA and QSPI devices.
  7. Click Start to start programming.