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Altera_Forum
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Application selector HW only load

Is it possible to just load the converted .sof file only within the NEEK application selector? 

 

There might be plenty of other FPGA designs not using NIOSII (o;
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Altera_Forum
Honored Contributor I
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Yes, it's possible.

Altera_Forum
Honored Contributor I
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And how? 

 

Placing just a file called "something_hw.flash" doesn't even list it in the menu...
Altera_Forum
Honored Contributor I
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take a look at the source code for the application selector. it checks to see if there are 2 .fla(sh) files in a single directory to see if its a valid application. so i guess the next step is trying an empty file named something_sw.flash. if it doesn't work you'll have to modify the bootloader code to skip the software if its not present.

Altera_Forum
Honored Contributor I
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Okay...copied some other small xxx_sw.flash file from the demos and it works...it didn't work with just a plaint text file for example being renamed..so it checks for a valid .elf file... 

 

So back to prepare the zx_spectrum_hw.flash (o;
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