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Is the setting"prom is configuration master with external clock" the same as "prom is slave" in iMPACT?

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Is the setting"prom is configuration master with external clock" the same as "prom is slave" in iMPACT?

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Re: Is the setting"prom is configuration master with external clock" the same as "prom is slave" in iMPACT?

Of course they are not the same. When PROM is master PROM controls the start of data transfer. When PROM is slave the data transfer is controlled by some other device, typically FPGA.
Clock is 'independent' with config master here.
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Xilinx Employee
Posts: 300
Registered: ‎08-10-2008

Re: Is the setting"prom is configuration master with external clock" the same as "prom is slave" in iMPACT?

Of course they are not the same. When PROM is master PROM controls the start of data transfer. When PROM is slave the data transfer is controlled by some other device, typically FPGA.
Clock is 'independent' with config master here.
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Don't forget to reply, kudo, and accept as solution.
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