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Altera_Forum
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hi all 

1. What is the relationship between the preloader and the normal configure file(jic & pof(both hw and fw)? 

2. Is there some documents to introduce this problem? 

 

Thanks 

Sunny
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Altera_Forum
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The preloader is usually used to load u-boot. 

 

You can find a pretty good description of the boot process at: http://xillybus.com/tutorials/u-boot-image-altera-soc
Altera_Forum
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is a wide topic, but I guess you able to get some detail from 

http://rocketboards.org/foswiki/view/documentation/webhome
Altera_Forum
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it is totally different stuff as the preloader or uboot is for the arm MCU power up required files, where the POF file you mention is more at FGPA purpose. 

what are you trying to design actually?
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