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Other workflow for generating Preloader since Quartus-Prime Version 19.1 with "SoC EDS 19.1 Command Shell„

Before Quartus-Prime Version 19.1 workflow in "SoC EDS 18.1 Command Shell„ was:

Generate the "Preloader" using the BSP Editor

Change to Quartus Project folder:

bsp-editor.exe &

File, New ..\hps_isw_handoff\soc_system_hps_0

Generate --> ..\software\spl_bsp is generated !!

Build the "Preloader„:

Change to folder ..\software\spl_bsp

>make

--> preloader-mkpimage.bin is generated !!

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SoC EDS 19.1 Command Shell„ :

Change to Quartus Project folder:

bsp-editor.exe &

File, New ..\hps_isw_handoff\soc_system_hps_0

Generate --> ..\software\spl_bsp is generated !!

Build the "Preloader„:

Change to folder ..\software\spl_bsp

>make

I get the message:

"Please visit https://rocketboards.org/foswiki/Documentation/BuildingBootloader for instructions on how to build the bootloader."

But on this page I couldn't find any instuction to generate Preloader "preloader-mkpimage.bin".

Can anyone help???

Thanks for any answer.

Gerhard

FPGA-Eval-Board : DE10-Standard, Cyclone V FPGA

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The answer may be in this post: <https://forums.intel.com/s/question/0D50P00004bZ2TkSAK/>

 

In part:

MeiYanL_Intel (Intel)

Could you try to install Nios II SBT v18.1 as workaround?

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It is important for me to know whether Intel is skipping the generation of the preloader in all future versions of the "EDS Command Shell" and what the replacement workflow is like.

Because I have HPS, I have now put the topic under the heading "Intel® SoC FPGA Embedded Development Suite".

 

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Hello.

This is the new flow of generating the bootloader for SoC FPGA devices starting from Quartus Prime 19.1.

This flow will generate the preloader and uboot together. You should be able to see the generated folder under the u-boot-socfpga folder, u-boot with spl

 

 

Thanks

 

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