Device Family: Intel® Stratix® 10

Type: Answers

Area: Component


Last Modified: May 22, 2019
Version Found: v19.1
Bug ID: 1507206869

Can Stratix® 10 Serial Flash Mailbox Client Intel® FPGA IP Core be used with 3rd party configuration devices?

Description

Yes.  Stratix® 10 Serial Flash Mailbox Client Intel® FPGA IP Core User Guide version 2019.05.17 and earlier say “The Stratix 10 Serial Flash Mailbox Client Intel FPGA IP core provides access to the low-voltage quad-serial configuration (EPCQ-L) device via Intel Stratix 10 devices.”  But the IP core also provides access to the configuration devices supported by Intel Stratix 10 devices.

Refer the following link for details about the supported configuration devices in Intel Stratix 10 devices.

Device Configuration - Support Center
https://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/programmable/support/support-resources/support-centers/configuration-support.html

  • Intel Supported Configuration Devices
    • Intel Configuration Devices
    • Intel Supported Third Party Configuration Devices

Note that although there are 4 chip select pins (nCSO[3:0]) available in Intel Stratix 10 devices, the IP core allows to access the configuration device from FPGA core via only nCSO[0] pin.  The others nCSO[3:1] support for HPS access.  

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