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Old 08-05-2003, 06:26 AM
Valeria Dal Monte
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Default Re: Multiple device configuration using local update over ethernet

Wilhelm Klink <[email protected]> wrote in message
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> Altera have told me it is not possible to perform a multiple device
> configuration (typically done by hooking up the nCE/nCEO pins of the
> individual FPGAs) when using local update mode (update over ethernet).
> Does anyone know why it isn't possible? It is not reasonable for a
> board with 10 FPGAs to have 10 separate ethernet connections, and
> having to update a set of these boards in the field using a
> programming cable would be most tedious.

Regardless of ethernet, at least for the passive serial configuration mode
in SRAM devices, it is possible. I did it.

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