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Scholar golson
Registered: ‎04-07-2008

BPI Interfacing


  I have some questions about creating a BPI interface in a FPGA design.  Does the UCF file assign the nets for the BPI interface?


Is there a example Design with a BPI interface to take a look at?


Thank You

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Teacher eteam00
Registered: ‎07-21-2009

Re: BPI Interfacing

Does the UCF file assign the nets for the BPI interface?


  • Before configuration is completed, NO.
  • After configuration is completed, the UCF file assigns the package pins for the ports in your design.  If you want your design to access BPI memory which is also used for configuration memory, the UCF pin assignments should match the configuration interface pin usage.

If you want to know more about board-level connections for configuring your FPGA from BPI memory, you should consult the Configuration User Guide for the FPGA device family you are using.  You will find good examples and diagrams in these user guide docs.


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Scholar golson
Registered: ‎04-07-2008

Re: BPI Interfacing

Hi Bob,

  Thank you for the good explanation.




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