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Secure boot from FPGA and AES

Hi all, 

 

I need to have ability to have a secure boot by flashing the preloader in FPGA and use its AES engine. 

 

According to last answer of this post : http://www.alteraforum.com/forum/showthread.php?t=52800&highlight=secure+boot 

flashing preloader using FPGA enables secure boot, is there any documentation or resources to explore this option ? 

 

Thanks, 

Jack.
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Altera_Forum
Honored Contributor I
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I assume you are using cyclone V SoC. To boot from FPGA, you can refer to here: 

https://rocketboards.org/foswiki/view/documentation/bootfromfpga151 

 

However the example above does not use secure boot - you'll have to enable the FPGA image authentication as described here: 

https://www.altera.com/en_us/pdfs/literature/an/an556.pdf
Altera_Forum
Honored Contributor I
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Thank you, I read both documentation and it seems to fit the needs.

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