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Altera_Forum
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How to generate preloader ? 

 

Where can we get BSP editor? 

 

Could someone eplease explain about it? 

 

thanks
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Altera_Forum
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Hi Sasi, 

 

 

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How to generate preloader ? 

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The Cyclone V and Arria V Preloader build flow 

• Copies the generic preloader source code into <bsp directory>/ubootsocfpga 

• Copies the generated BSP files and hardware handoff files to the source directory in <bsp_directory /uboot-socfpga/board/altera/socfpga _<device> 

• Configures the compiler tools to target an SoC FPGA 

• Compiles the source files in <bsp directory>/uboot-socfpga with the userspecified cross compiler (specified in the BSP settings) and stores the generated preloader binary files in <bsp_directory>/uboot - socfpga/spl 

• Converts the preloader binary file to a preloader image, <bsp_directory>/preloader- mkpimage.bin, with the mkpimage tool 

 

The makefile contains the following targets: 

• make all – compiles the preloader 

• make clean – deletes preloader-mkpimage.bin from the <bsp directory> 

• make clean-all – deletes <bsp directory>, including the source files in the 

directory 

 

 

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Where can we get BSP editor? 

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BSP settings, which can be accessed from either the Graphical User Interface application (bsp-editor) or  

From the command line tools (bsp-create-settings, bsp-update-settings, bsp-query-settings). 

 

For detailed steps refer below link. 

https://www.altera.com/content/dam/altera-www/global/en_us/pdfs/literature/ug/ug_soc_eds.pdf (https://www.altera.com/content/dam/altera-www/global/en_us/pdfs/literature/ug/ug_soc_eds.pdf

 

Best Regards, 

Anand Raj Shankar 

(This message was posted on behalf of Intel Corporation) 

Altera_Forum
Honored Contributor II
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Hi Sasi, 

Go to altera download page and download the embedded design suite for your quartus version. Start an embedded shell.Here you can call the bsp-editor.
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