I have just installed OpenVINO for Linux with FPGA and put it into operation together with the Mustang F100. To use the accelerator card OpenVINO offers several precompiled bitstreams. Is it possible to use user-defined bitstreams here? If so, where can I find a documentation how to do this? Are there example projects to facilitate a quicker start?
The long-term goal is to transfer object detection to a custom FPGA board. The board also has an Arria-10 FPGA, but it also has other tasks in the fabric and works independently of a CPU. Is it possible to use the results of the preliminary investigations with the given setup (Mustang F100) for a migration?
Yes, it is possible to use your own bitstreams and it is no different than using the provided ones. This article shows how to load bitstreams into the FPGA. Also, see the FPGA plugin page where they use this command:
aocl program acl0 2019R3_PV_PL1_FP16_AlexNet_GoogleNet_InceptionV1_SSD300_Generic.aocx
This forum thread may be helpful too.