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Registered: ‎01-15-2008

Configuration Resources

Configuration forum is the open platform to discuss about configuration related issues including JTAG, SPI, BPI, SelectMap, eFUSE, Tandem, iMPACT, and Vivado Device Programmer software related topics.


If you can’t find your answer in the below existing documentation, please always feel free to post your question on this Forum’s page.


Configuration Solutions: https://www.xilinx.com/products/technology/configuration-solutions.html


User Guides: Xilinx technical documents intended for better performance and understanding.


UG 332: Spartan-3 Generation Configuration User Guide

UG 191: Virtex-5 FPGA Configuration User Guide

UG 360: Virtex-6 FPGA Configuration User Guide

UG 380: Spartan-6 FPGA Configuration User Guide

UG470: 7 Series Configuration User Guide

UG570: Ultra Scale/Ultrascale Plus Architecture Configuration User Guide


Multiboot XAPPs:

XAPP1246 : 7 Series BPI Multiboot XAPP

XAPP1247: 7 Series SPI Multiboot XAPP

XAPP1257: Ultrascale/Ultrascale Plus SPI Multiboot XAPP

XAPP1296: US/US+ MultiBoot and Fallback Using ICAP


Supported Flash List:

ISE Supported Flash List of supported BPI/SPI flash

Vivado Supported Flash (UG#908): Refer to Appendix C on page#328


SEM IP Product Guide:

PG036: 7 Series SEM IP PG036

PG187: Ultrascale/Ultrascale Plus SEM IP PG187


Video Tutorials: Xilinx graphical demonstration for ease of use approach specific to the application.

Indirect Programming using Vivado

Remote Debug using Vivado


Answer Records: Xilinx answer records are public accessible documents specific to use cases or issues. You can search this AR’s on Xilinx website.

Configuration Solution Center

Configuration Debug Guide

Top Issues

Documentation - Older Architectures


1 Reply
Observer redted
Registered: ‎04-04-2013

Re: Configuration Resources

At least the link to the 7 series user guide is broken, I assume more might be affected.

This would be a working link for the 7 series: https://www.xilinx.com/support/documentation/user_guides/ug470_7Series_Config.pdf