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Old 10-15-2005, 03:46 PM
Erik Widding
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Default Re: Storing a file onto FPGA

Symon wrote:
> So, why isn't it better to use 'C'/'Matlab'/Perl to generate a .mem file
> that data2mem loads into the previously compiled .bit file? It still meets
> the 'you don't have to touch any of your design files' criterion, but saves
> a P&R each time you change the memory contents.

If you need to simulate the design with the block ram initialized
data2mem will not help. Any given project may benefit from one, or at
different times in the life cycle, both approaches.


Erik Widding
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